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20:33 PM, 12th November 2018
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Last Week, the newly formed Landlords Alliance came up with a unique and simple solution, to help housing benefit tenants in to new homes. We proposed that Shelter act as guarantor for housing benefit tenants. It should be remembered that this £60 Million charity offers advice, but houses nobody. They employ over 1000 and their CEO earns over £120k. Shelter therefore could very easily offer real and practical help by offering to bond tenants. £60 M equals 15000 bonds if each gu
20:37 PM, 12th November 2018
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BBC 1 Panorma - The Universal Credit Crisis on iPlayer if you missed it tonight 7:30 Monday 12th November. "As the government's controversial new benefits system, universal credit, is rolled out, Panorama is with families as they struggle with their claims. The programme follows one council as it deals with mounting rent arrears and tenants in crisis. The government has responded to criticism of the new system by announcing more funding, but is it too little too late?" Click He
16:27 PM, 12th November 2018
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A new refurb buy-to-let proposition has been launched designed to help landlords maximise rental yields by refurbishing a target property before renting it out, as well as enabling them to take value from the property to reinvest elsewhere. The proposition is suitable for a wide range of landlords, including personal, limited company and HMO applicants, and offers Interest Cover Rate options to help with affordability. Customers must be confident they can complete any refurbishmen
15:25 PM, 12th November 2018
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I am hoping to create a Deposit Guarantee Scheme, "Choice Deposits", whereby the prospective tenant would have the option of paying an extra amount of rent, instead of paying a deposit, and the landlord would pay that extra amount of rent charged to Choice Deposits in exchange for a paper bond (deposit guarantee). I think this would perhaps be in £500 increments, e.g. for every £500 deposit guarantee, the tenant pays an extra £15 pcm rent. Benefits for tenants: This would give
15:00 PM, 12th November 2018
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12:41 PM, 12th November 2018
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10:20 AM, 12th November 2018
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9:50 AM, 12th November 2018
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I refer to my open letter to my MP Mr Chris Stephens: Click here to view the original article To update you, I wrestled with the Dwp back and forth via their formal compliant procedures eg stage 1 (by this email address in Scotland scotland.complaintsresolution team1@dwp.gsi.gov.uk there is a different one for England and Wales I believe) and stage 2 (by this email address Correspondence @dwp.gsi.gov.uk) but they tried to bluff me away several times over the phone reluctant to put things in writing as they probably know they done wrong but insist they have not done anything wrong....
9:01 AM, 12th November 2018
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An update for readers on the omission by the government to bring the Abandonment provisions under section 57 – 63 of Housing & Planning Act, 2016 – into force on 6/4/18 as originally planned. The Govt are ‘...
8:45 AM, 12th November 2018
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All Landlords need to read this, as we could all be close soon to having some Universal Credit (UC) tenants. Some of you will no doubt have been following my posts about DWP’s mishandling of my APA (Alternative Pay Arrangements) requests and substantial loss in rental income I’m experiencing....
10:15 AM, 10th November 2018
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There are many problems associated with empty properties in the cold winter months. Freezing pipes, security risks, ventilation, heating costs, council tax and no rental income. Lettingsupermarket.com are able to let property almost immediately* and on top of the rent we will pay you an incentive or grant which could be thousands of pounds towards your Christmas....