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8th April 2015
Local councils wanting to impose blanket licensing on private landlords will now have to ask permission from the government. In a parting shot aimed at councils who try to use selective licensing as a method of controlling property investment for political ends, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis pushed through a new... ... more »
7th April 2015
Fire safety laws have been at the fore of media coverage within the property industry in recent months. The London Fire Brigade have publicised a fire safety message following the inquest into the 2009 Lakanal fire, where six people lost their lives. ... more »
2nd April 2015
Croydon Council look set to implement a new landlord licensing scheme within the borough despite widespread criticism. Under the new rules, landlords will be required to pay £750 per property in order to gain a five-year license, a fee which will be reduced to £350 if payment is made within... ... more »
26th March 2015
London Mayor Boris Johnson is urging more landlords and letting agents to join his campaign to crack down on bad homes in the capital. The London Rental Standard aims to rid the city of rogue landlords who badly treat their tenants. ... more »
23rd March 2015
With the General Election on the horizon resulting in an uncertainty within the property market, landlords would have taken a keen interest in how this year’s budget would affect them. The Chancellor, George Osborne outlined very little relating to the private rented sector last week, however there was an announcement... ... more »