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Tag: Residential Landlords Association

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These findings are seen as a result of government’s plans to end of Section 21 repossessions, under which landlords can repossess properties on grounds such as rent arrears or anti-social behaviour.

The RLA said only private landlords accredited by the council can obtain a longer HMO licence, even if they are able to display their qualities in other ways.

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This is the highest proportion since the RLA started asking this question regularly in 2016. Some 23% of landlords report an increase in the demand for rental property over the previous three months, with 57% reporting it to be stable.

Figures given in a parliamentary answer reveal that during the 18 months until the end of September 2018 just three Rent Repayment Orders across England had been made by local authorities.

A court ruled that a landlord who seeks to repossess property where the Home Office tells them a tenant does not have the right to rent, is breaching equalities law because it discriminates on the basis of nationality.

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Zoopla will be amending its member terms and conditions to specifically prohibit the inclusion of “No DSS” restrictions on the site; implementing a process to remove “No DSS” references from listings uploaded to the Zoopla website; and removing the “No DSS” fields in its cloud-based software products.

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NatWest has lifted restrictions on landlords renting to tenants in receipt of housing benefit, with the change affecting both new and existing landlords. The bank…

Once these proposals around rent stabilisation and control are complete, if it is the case that Mayor doesn’t have the requisite powers, he will campaign and lobby for them to be implemented by national government.

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The lender has hit the headlines for the wrong reasons for telling a landlord, Helena McAleer, that her mortgage had been revoked because she was renting to tenants in receipt of housing benefit.

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The Home Office will reconvene its Private Rented Sector stakeholder panel on Right to Rent in October following pressure from the Residential Landlords Association.