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Housing association appeals to private landlords for help

The housing association Cadwyn is calling for private sector landlords with properties in Cardiff to lease their houses to...

Why I may quit buy to let – a landlord explains...

A private landlord has gone on record to explain her own dilemma with a tenant - and why the...

Government gives Labour council £200k for new rental clampdown

A Labour council which has become famous for its critical approach to the private rental sector has now been given...

Fees: Lettings agent fined for the third time in as many...

A lettings agent in London has been fined for the third time in as many years – this time...

Agents ‘have key role to reduce stress for landlords and tenants’

Lettings professionals should do more to raise awareness of the need to reduce moving stress for tenants and landlords. Industry...

Blocked! Government refuses to back council licensing plan

The government has blocked a council rolling out selective licensing across no fewer than 3,000 homes in its patch.  Under...

Rents now rising roughly in line with Consumer Prices Index

If you want a barometer of a stable lettings market, this appears to be it - rents are now...

Renters spend average £670 on ‘extras’ when they move

The comparison website MoneySuperMarket suggests that renters spend an average of £670 in additional costs when they move, on...

Rental sector suffering from government focus on home ownership

Private tenants are being disadvantaged because of the government’s focus on boosting homeownership. According to the latest figures from the...

Pensions expert urges pension review: 1 in 4 Brits fear they’ll...

More than a quarter (25.2 per cent) of British citizens believe that they will die before they draw their...