A London landlord who illegally converted four houses into at least 28 flats has been hit with a record-breaking fine of nearly £330,000.
13 July 2012
Industry association's responses reveal lack of unity on the issues.
19 July 2012
West Yorkshire Lettings, a company operating out of Keighley in Yorkshire, has been hit with a £10,000 fine after failing to meet a punishment dealt out to it by The Property Ombudsman.
26 July 2012
Inventory clerk Pat Barber was shocked to discover that a routine call led to a 'beds in shed' property – literally.
09 August 2012
Kitty Ussher, economist and former Labour Party economist, has written an essay published by the Fabian Society thinktank, in which she calls for regulation to ensure that private landlords meet the decent homes standard.
10 August 2012
Portsmouth landlord JL Holmes has lost its appeal against a fine handed to it for letting dangerous accommodation.
15 August 2012
A Derbyshire letting agent has been banned from advertising as Derby's 'number one' for landlords and tenants
16 August 2012
University city councils in England and Wales seeking to impose regulation on HMO landlords may be finding their plans frustrated as landlords leave the market altogether, rather than face new restrictions.
20 August 2012
A new report, produced for the government by Sir Adrian Montague, has raised the possibility of the private sector funding large-scale building of homes for private rent.
24 August 2012
The Scottish Government has spoken out on the debate over Letting Agent’s fees for tenants, and decided that the law should prohibit any extra charges.
25 August 2012