Tag: Residential Landlords Association

The policy, introduced in 2014, has required landlords to ascertain whether potential tenants are in the UK legitimately.

Housebuilder Berkeley has warned that it will be unable to increase housing production due to high transaction costs, mortgage limits and economic uncertainty.

Tax increases are choking off investment in rented housing, analysis released today by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) found.

The Residential Landlords Association said universal credit had made landlords more willing to rent homes to claimants but warned that more needs to be done.

There were 39,067 tenants evicted by bailiffs last year of which 15,747 were carried out under Section 21, which is opposed by lobby group Generation Rent.

The government plans to amend schedule 4 of the Housing Act 2004 so rooms that are too small are disregarded.

Wales is following Scotland by replacing stamp duty with the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax.

Yesterday the Prudential Regulation Authority recommended for buy-to-let lenders to stress test loans for five years with a rise of at least 2% or against a rate of 5.5%.

Councils across the country are to receive £5m to tackle rogue landlords in their area, housing minister Brandon Lewis announced today.