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Newsnight’s biased anti-landlord coverage!

Newsnight’s biased anti-landlord coverage!

08/02/2017

To whom it may concern. I watched your programme last night and must point out firstly an error that was made. In the introduction to the film shown, Emily Maitlis stated: “in this next film we meet three individuals, each kicked out of their private lodging when things got tough…” In addition to the unprofessional… Read more

Letter to Gavin Barwell Housing Minister

Letter to Gavin Barwell Housing Minister

Dear Mr Barwell, I noticed in your appearance on Newsnight last night that you said the main cause of homelessness was the ending of a private tenancy. In fact, it is important to keep explaining to people who say this (you have clearly picked this up from the anti-landlord rhetoric of Shelter and the like)… Read more

Crisis Campaign ‘Home No Less Will Do’ – You help landlords and we will help you!

Crisis Campaign ‘Home No Less Will Do’ – You help landlords and we will help you!

06/02/2017

The housing charity, Crisis, has recently launched a campaign called ‘Home No Less Will Do.’ I have often written to Crisis since the campaign was launched against Section 24 of the Finance (no.2) Act 2015. Unhappily, I have never received an answer before now. They want our help now though. Specifically, they want private landlords… Read more

The real reason why landlords are now going to be forced to evict tenants

The real reason why landlords are now going to be forced to evict tenants

30/01/2017

In an article for the Northamptonshire Telegraph Councillor James Burton was reported as below: “TheĀ problem is one that has affected councils across the country, and Cllr James Burton (Con, All Saints) says it is not one members are taking lightly. He said: ā€œHomelessness is happening throughout the country, not just in Kettering. It is a… Read more

The Treasury needs to listen to the economists! Scrap Section 24 now!

The Treasury needs to listen to the economists! Scrap Section 24 now!

14/12/2016

Ever since the Government announced that landlords would no longer be allowed to offset the finance costs of their businesses, prominent economists have opposed this. Immediately following the Summer Budget of 2015, Professor Philip Booth from the Institute of Economic Affairs, as well as Paul Johnson from the Institute of Fiscal Studies were invited to… Read more

Government sponsored moves to Spain?

Government sponsored moves to Spain?

12/12/2016

300,000 new homes are needed each year in the UK apparently. On the other hand in Spain there are 388,000 properties that have never sold and are lying empty. It seems to me that people could be incentivised to go and live there instead of the UK. No idea how the plan would work, but… Read more

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