Tag: Residential Landlords Association
RLA said the government’s plans to end Section 21 repossessions need to be replaced by a system that gives confidence to landlords.
The party said it make sure housebuilding rises to 300,000 homes a year.
The conference will take place on November 28.
Richard Dixon has been chief executive of the RLA for 14 months.
A government consultation into scrapping section 21 has now closed.
Demand for private rented housing rose for the eighth month in a row.
Professor David Miles said that more taxation landlords hasn’t helped first-time buyers.
It now takes private landlords an average of 22.5 weeks from making a claim to the courts for a property to be repossessed to it actually happening, up from 21.6 weeks since the beginning of the year.
In December 2017, the Scottish government ended ‘no-fault’ evictions and introduced indefinite tenancies for private tenants.
The association warned that the sentiment of these ads contradicts the Mayor’s own policy on short-term lettings.