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A water pipe has burst in a brand new property rented by a family member of mine. Lots of the tenants possessions are water damaged. The landlord (a big corporate London agency) is doing the right thing and paying for alternative accommodation - but is the agency/landlord also on the hook for the water-damaged possessions too? The pipe burst was not tenants fault. Many than
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This week, BBC Panorama (Wednesday 21 February at 20:30) investigates the widely debated Section 21 no-fault eviction procedure and whether tenants deserve more protection, or whether new rules would make the housing crisis worse. The show will feature leading tenant eviction company, Landlord Action, highlighting the real reasons landlords turn to Section 21. Instances of what have come to be known as `no-fault evictions' are reported to have trebled in the last eight years. BBC
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This is a must read for all landlords with HMO’s in Bristol. The council proposes to introduce an Additional Licensing scheme for houses in multiple occupation across Bristol City.  Specifically 12 wards that make up central Bristol – Ashley, Bishopston & Ashley Down, Central, Clifton, Clifton Down, Cotham, Easton, Hotwells & Harbourside, Lawrence Hill, Redland, Southville and Windmill Hill – with the aim to improve poor management and poor housing conditions.
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Registration is live for the NEW National Landlord Investment Show at Olympia this March Having hosted 15,000+ landlords and investors, 600 exhibitors and 180 speakers in 2017, the UK’s leading landlord exhibition is heading to Olympia on 15th March for it’s first show of the year. Since the launch of the National Landlord Investment Show in May 2013 it has successfully delivered 54 property exhibitions across the UK. Due to the success of its national shows in 2017, three
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Computershare has announced the successful transfer of £12 billion of buy-to-let Bradford & Bingley and Mortgage Express mortgages to their new owners. The transfer follows the sale of the loans to Blackstone and Prudential last year, and the new owners have retained the UK’s largest third-party mortgage administrator to provide a full suite of administration services...
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Westminster Council have placed its own lettings agency, CityWest Residential, on Sadiq Khan’s Greater London Authority’s register of rogue landlords and letting agents. CityWest Residential was fined £15,000 after being found in breach of Section 83 of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 for failing to display its letting fees accurately...
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Sajid Javid, the Housing Secretary, has released new plans over the weekend to create a simple complaints procedure for ‘consumers’ (tenants) to gain access to dispute resolution and compensation and indicating tenants should have “a clearer version of redress for their grievances.” The PRS currently has no compulsory complaints system as there is in industries such as banking with the Financial Services Ombudsman and a two month consultation will consider areas such as: A single Housing Ombudsman Dispute resolution Compensation awards Register to name and shame ‘rogue’...
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I think this may have been covered in the past regarding tenants and fraudulent applications. I have a current tenant who used a fake employers letter and fake previous landlady reference to secure the tenancy. The tenants have also been in the Property nearly 2 months without making any rental payments!...

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