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Average rent
Published: Tuesday 11 May, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 11 May, 2021
Average rent nears £1,000 a month

Average rent across the UK stands at almost £1,000 a month according to insurance provider, HomeLet.

Rent arrears
Published: Tuesday 11 May, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 11 May, 2021
Years for rent and evictions to return to normal

A new report by LSE London highlights how, due to the future impact of the pandemic, it could take a number of years for the levels of tenants with rent arrears to return to normal.

Breathing space
Published: Tuesday 11 May, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 11 May, 2021
Landlords urged to check breathing space initiative

Landlords are being urged to check the arrears process due to the launch of the Government’s breathing space initiative. Arrears documents submitted without referencing the initiative risk being rejected.

SDLT receipts up 22% YoY
Published: Tuesday 27 April, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 27 April, 2021
Stamp duty receipts up 22% in 2021

HMRC data shows that the stamp duty holiday has not detracted from receipts generated from the tax, with a 22% year on year increase on 2020.

Section 21 homelessness threat down
Published: Tuesday 27 April, 2021 Updated: Monday 01 January, 0001
Section 21 homelessness threat down 50% YoY

Government celebrates halving the threat of homelessness to tenants, following a Section 21 eviction. But, have landlords in England borne the cost of unpaid rent?

Right to rent U-turn
Published: Tuesday 27 April, 2021 Updated: Monday 01 January, 0001
U-turn on right to rent checks

Government U-turns on need to repeat Right to Rent checks once lockdown eases.

Holiday
Published: Tuesday 27 April, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 27 April, 2021
Holiday home prices surge

Holiday home prices have seen a surge in the last six months due to demand ahead of a staycation summer. Read more to learn more about holiday homes and the mortgages required.

Khan
Published: Tuesday 27 April, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 27 April, 2021
Industry slams Khans rent control calls

PRS industry specialists have come together to brand Sadiq Khan's re-election focus on rent controls a 'disaster'. The Mayor is running for another term and using the topic of rent control in the capital as the title of his manifesto.