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Propertymark
Published: Tuesday 22 June, 2021
Industry calls for financial aid

Propertymark joins the list of PRS organisations calling for financial support. They have written to the government to urge action in providing loans or grants to tenants and landlords affected by Covid.

Commercial
Published: Tuesday 22 June, 2021
Commercial evictions ban extended

In the wake of the final stages of Covid restrictions easing being pushed back, the Government has announced that the ban on commercial evictions will be extended into 2022. While some landlords agree that it protects the vulnerable, others are concerned about tenants abusing the ability to not pay.

Rising
Published: Tuesday 15 June, 2021
UK rents still rising

The latest lettings market snapshot, from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), suggests there will be rising rent prices for the next 12 months.

EPC
Published: Tuesday 08 June, 2021
EPC targets unachievable for many

Rightmove has published data showing 2 million homes in England and Wales will be unable to upgrade their EPC certificates to a C or above.

Referencing
Published: Tuesday 08 June, 2021
Tenants may fail referencing

With covid rent arrears fears on the rise, the NRLA has raised more concerns around whether there will be enough tenants who will be able to pass referencing checks in the next few years.

Tenants
Published: Tuesday 01 June, 2021
Record demand for rental accommodation in April

Professional body for estate agents, Propertymark, has released new data that a record-breaking number of prospective tenants registered interest in April. Their Private Rented Sector Report shows no sign of demand slowing in the PRS.