Landlords are not the heartless profit seekers exploiting vulnerable tenants in shoddy housing that they are often purported to be, according to new research.
In fact, most tenants are more than pleased with their rented accommodation – with almost 8 out of 10 telling the National Landlords Association (NLA) that they are satisfied with their homes (79%). Continue reading Smug landlords win seal of approval from tenants
"NLA say landlords back Green Deal"
Landlords have given the green light to the Green Deal to improve energy efficiency in buy to let properties.
Around two thirds of property investors have told the National landlords Association (NLA) that they support upgrading their homes to meet the new standards.
The nod from landlords comes as MPs debate the proposed new Green Deal legislation in Parliament. The scheme is expected to start in October 2012.
The Green Deal offers landlords and other home owners the chance to add energy efficiency improvements from loft insulation to boiler upgrades and double glazing to their homes. Continue reading Landlords Give Green Light to Green Deal
Pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has launched a short consultation period asking for views on planned change from landlords, organisations and individuals.
Thousands of singles could be looking for shared house accommodation as controversial proposals limiting housing benefit for young adults have taken a step forward with a Government announcement today. Continue reading Landlords can have say over housing benefit changes