Budget 2015 Campaign

Joseph Rowntree Foundation report on PRS lessons from Ireland – A landlord’s perspective

26/04/2017

I offer here a brief critique of the report which has just been published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. To download the full report please CLICK HERE Those of you who are aware of the debates surrounding Section 24 and who have kept abreast of our research findings on Property118 will know that we are… Read more


Putting pressure on your Conservative MP

25/04/2017

Here’s a letter template for you.   Dear …….., For the first time, as a long-time supporter and member of the Conservative Party, I am struggling for a reason to vote Conservative! I would never even in my worst nightmare ever believe that a Conservative Government would wage such punitive attacks on small Landlords, without… Read more


Kate Faulkner’s FTB analyses highlights myths of Landlord effect on market

24/04/2017

Kate Faulkner has released a summary of First Time Buyer (FTB) market data showing a rise in FTB activity, the bounce post credit crunch and the myths of media reported data. To see Kate’s full First time buyer price report – April 2017 please Click Here Kate comments on the data in her report that;… Read more


Support Landlords Or Lose Our Votes

20/04/2017

With the General Election just weeks away, we need to send the message loud and clear that landlords have had enough. We will not accept the constant attacks by Government and we demand the immediate scrapping of Section 24, which constitutes the worst attack on landlords in the history of the UK. Many Conservative MPs… Read more


Guess Who?

Guess Who?

10/04/2017

I recently exchanged a number of emails with someone who supports Section 24 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2015.  The emails are self-explanatory. The challenge for you is to guess who my correspondent is? EDITORS NOTE This is a very long article which you will not want to stop reading once you get into… Read more


Property118 campaign team demolish Treasury’s ill-conceived arguments

10/04/2017

Please read the Treasury letter below and then our response: Correspondence & Enquiry Unit 1 Horse Guards Road London SW1A 2HQ Public.enquiries@hmtreasury.gsi.gov.uk Dr Rosalind Beck April 2017      Our reference: TO2017/06948 Dear Dr Beck  Thank you for your correspondence dated 23 February to the Minister of State for Housing, Planning and London about the… Read more


More like 40% than 1 in 5 according to AXA

06/04/2017

Independent research carried out by AXA reveals over 40% of Landlords asked think they will be worse of after Section 24 mortgage interest relief reductions. This compares to the standard government and treasury policy script quoting only 1 in 5 landlords will be affected by the tax changes made in the Summer Budget 2015 and… Read more


Henry Pryor dismisses landlord concerns over Section 24 as “complete pants”

05/04/2017

Henry Pryor, according to his own website, is the “The BBC’s favourite property expert.” His Bio says “for the past nine years I have worked as a ‘buying agent‘, sourcing homes and other assets for the rich and famous and for the plain hard working.” However, in a Twitter spat with the RLA, Pryor claimed that… Read more


Axe The Tenant Tax Awareness Week – Get Involved

04/04/2017

This Thursday the much-maligned Section 24 comes into effect. The Axe the Tenant Tax coalition are marking this important day with a stream of new content featuring the RLA, NLA, ARLA, landlords and various coalition partners, in a new drive to raise awareness amongst landlords who as yet still don’t know the gravity of the… Read more


Our own report sent to new high level review of the Private Rental Sector

29/03/2017

The comprehensive report written by Dr Rosalind Beck: Section 24 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2015: “the unjust legislation that will make the UK housing crisis much worse.” Has been sent to The Centre for Housing Policy at the University of York which will be carrying out a review of the PRS led by… Read more


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