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Student
Published: Tuesday 13 July, 2021
Strong student rental demand for 2021-22

Early signs point to this being a strong year for student rental demand. With further lockdown restrictions lifting, many are looking forward to September and the upcoming university intake and what it can mean for landlords.

Laws
Published: Tuesday 06 July, 2021
18th century landlord laws

The NRLA’s analysis claims that by the time the Building Safety Bill is given Assent, the number of statutory provisions applying to the sector in England will have risen by 40% over the last decade to 168 pieces of legislation. This includes two laws that were written in the 18th century.

Deposit
Published: Tuesday 29 June, 2021
Deposit disputes

97% of tenancies end with the deposit adjustments being agreed upon by landlords and tenants without the need for mediation.

Rent
Published: Tuesday 29 June, 2021
Record-high rents

Tenant demand continues to soar and landlords across the UK are taking the time to recalculate rents on the other side of stricter lockdown measures. According to one professional body, 68% of letting agents reported landlord rent rises.

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.