Posts in Landlords & Tenants
Why councils need to stand up and be counted on tenancy law

This week MPs voted to push forward proposed legislation that will see tenants have far greater influence over the way landlords are expected to deal with issues that are covered in tenancy agreements. The measures will tenants to bypass local authority enforcement processes.

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The loneliness of the accidental landlord

Of the estimated 5.4 million private landlords currently letting properties in the UK, a significant number are what the property industry describes as ‘accidental’, people who don’t live in their main residence but who need or want to recoup some or all of the outgoings associated with that property.

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If you’re a tenant, don’t sign up for more than you bargained for!

With rising house prices steadily widening the gap between first-time-buyers and a foot on the housing ladder, more and more people find themselves spending the first years of their independent lives in rented accommodation.

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