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Rent
Published: Wednesday 07 April, 2021
Rental market remains buoyant

The latest rental data show that March’s rental income remains consistent, providing landlords with reassurance into 2021.

Pets
Published: Wednesday 07 April, 2021
Pet damage insurance direct to tenants

MP Andrew Rosindell has backed a call to amend the Tenant Fees Act to allow landlords to pass pet damage insurance fees onto their tenants.

Student
Published: Tuesday 30 March, 2021
Student tenant demand returns

Landlords are ready to recuperate after a tough year, as demand for student accommodation begins to rise again. UniHomes, a student accommodation company has released new figures showing the surge in demand compared to last year.

Electricity
Published: Tuesday 30 March, 2021
PRS electrical regulations change

New electrical regulations within the private rental sector (PRS) come into effect as of the beginning of April. Landlords need to make sure that they are up to date to avoid hefty fines.

Insurance
Published: Tuesday 23 March, 2021
Tenants without insurance

New data from Nationwide Building Society shows that almost half of private tenants do not have home contents insurance. This equates to 2.13 million households in the PRS.

Regulations
Published: Tuesday 23 March, 2021
HMOs face tougher fire regulations

The Home Office has announced new measures to strengthen fire safety in HMOs will be announced in the Building Safety Bill, which is due to be enacted in 2022. These measures included large fines for those obstructing fire officials.