Landlord News

14:21 PM, 4th March 2024, About 12 hours ago|
A court has fined a landlord almost £1,500 for neglecting her gas safety obligations and ignoring council warnings. Tracey Robinson, from Cold Hesledon, Seaham, was the landlord of a terraced house in Sorley Street, Sunderland. She failed to produce a gas safety certificate and other documents as required by the Housing Act 2004. South Tyneside Magistrates' Court ordered her to pay £1,236.86 in court costs, a £180 fine and a £72 victim surcharge. Denied the charges and
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14:55 PM, 4th March 2024, About 12 hours ago|
One of the UK's largest buy to let lenders, The Mortgage Works (TMW), has called on the government to use the Spring Budget to introduce four key actions that will help the private rental sector. TMW, which is part of Nationwide, said that many landlords are facing difficulties due to increased regulation and taxation, as well as higher interest rates. This has, the lender says, reduced their incomes and their ability to invest in properties, leading to higher rents and lower s
14:19 PM, 4th March 2024, About 12 hours ago|
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One million private renters who depend on Universal Credit are unable to cover their rent with the housing benefit they receive, the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) reveals. It has analysed government data and found that two-thirds of the 1.5 million households renting privately in Britain and receiving Universal Credit have a shortfall between their Local Housing Allowance (LHA) payment and their monthly rents....
10:05 AM, 4th March 2024, About 17 hours ago|
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is expected to announce a £300 million tax crackdown on second-home owners who rent out their properties to tourists in the Budget, The Sunday Times reports. He will scrap a series of tax breaks for landlords who use the furnished holiday lets (FHL) regime...
9:40 AM, 4th March 2024, About 17 hours ago|
Hi, as a landlord with over 20 years of experience in this business, I realise that we are not all made from the same cloth and we do not all hold the same political beliefs. Some of us are right-wing leaning and some left-wing but I hope we all have an interest in a balanced and workable PRS that meets the needs of tenants whilst preserving a landlord’s rights to his or her property....
9:20 AM, 4th March 2024, About 17 hours ago|
Hi, I would like to know if my letting agent is in breach of contract.  This is the third time my letting agent has only paid half the amount of rent to me and then transfers the other half at a later date....