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10:09 AM, 1st March 2024, About 15 hours ago|
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Council leaders from across the political spectrum have asked the housing secretary, Michael Gove, to support an amendment to the Renters (Reform) Bill that would give tenants more time to find a new home if they are evicted. Sky News says it has obtained a letter, signed by 103 local authority leaders, including the leader of Rishi Sunak's constituency council in North Yorkshire, that urges Mr Gove to increase eviction notice periods from two months to four. The letter, which
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10:08 AM, 1st March 2024, About 15 hours ago|
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Well, well, well, if it isn't my old friend, the Ashton-under-Lyne foghorn Angela Rayner making headlines this week and turning uncharacteristically shy about her antics. Angela is the deputy leader of the Labour Party and the shadow housing secretary. She is also a former council house tenant who bought her home under the right-to-buy scheme (not from a Labour-run council, natch) and sold it for a hefty profit. But she doesn't want other tenants to do the same because she want
9:26 AM, 1st March 2024, About 15 hours ago|
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Hi, I am meant to have exchanged this week on a property which has had the attic converted to a holiday let (1 bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Sitting Room) in either 1999 or 2000. It has been rented ever since and has separate council tax, a separate entrance and separate utilities so would count as a separate dwelling. It has no building control sign-off. I have had a survey done but at this stage had not been told that there was no building control sign-off. The survey had no
9:24 AM, 1st March 2024, About 15 hours ago|
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8:57 AM, 1st March 2024, About 16 hours ago|
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0:04 AM, 1st March 2024, About A day ago|
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0:03 AM, 1st March 2024, About A day ago|
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More landlords are struggling to pay their mortgages than ever before, new data reveals. Octane Capital, a specialist property lender, has analysed data from UK Finance which shows that 13,570 landlords fell behind on their mortgage payments in the last quarter of 2023....
0:02 AM, 1st March 2024, About A day ago|
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Social housing landlords will have to follow new standards from April, the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has announced. The new standards are part of the Social Housing Regulation Act, a landmark law that aims to improve the lives of social housing tenants....
0:02 AM, 1st March 2024, About A day ago|
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The number of people sleeping rough in England has more than doubled since 2010, according to new research. Data from the government reveals the number of rough sleepers has increased by more than 120% since 2010....
0:01 AM, 1st March 2024, About A day ago|
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Rightmove is calling for a range of policy measures to be introduced ahead of the Spring Budget. The website says more green target incentives to help landlords improve their properties is a key issue that needs to be addressed....