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Welsh TSL scheme opens
Published: Tuesday 13 October, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 13 October, 2020
Welsh loan scheme opens for applications

Loan scheme to help tenants affected by Covid-19 officially launches in Wales. The future of commercial property investment - where is the next big opportunity? New online service to improve the right to rent process. Doubts that the government will reach housebuilding target.

Eviction cases resume
Published: Tuesday 06 October, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 06 October, 2020
Private rental sector - the new energy plan

Government launches proposal to make private rental sector more energy-efficient. The BTL market shows no signs of slowing down. Landlords continue to be overlooked as the government are yet to introduce hardship loans for tenants.

Eviction cases resume
Published: Tuesday 29 September, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 29 September, 2020
Courts begin to resume eviction hearings

Eviction hearings resume in courts across England and Wales. Pressure grows for Welsh politicians as councillors call for AirBnB to be banned. Buy to let demand grows among first time buyers in the UK.

London Mayor calls for rent freeze
Published: Tuesday 22 September, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 22 September, 2020
Mayor of London calls for two-year rent freeze

NRLA says Sadiq Khan's request for 2-year rent freeze would be disastrous for tenants. Property price increases jump up significantly May to June, from 1.1% to 3.4%

Government response on cladding
Published: Tuesday 15 September, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 15 September, 2020
Cladding - The official government response

Flat owners welcome government response on cladding remediation. Second so called “No DSS” case has been supported and won. New guidance issued for landlords with student accommodation, as the academic year begins.

Tenant Hardship Fund - Scotland
Published: Tuesday 08 September, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 08 September, 2020
Tenant Hardship Loan announced in Scotland

Scotland follows Wales with Tenant Hardship Loan, to fund unpaid rent. NRLA calls out to landlords to lobby their local MP for support. UK regeneration areas analysed for property investment opportunity.

Eviction ban decision
Published: Wednesday 02 September, 2020 Updated: Wednesday 02 September, 2020
Ongoing concerns over the eviction ban

Government's 'u turn' decision to extend the eviction ban continues to cause concern. The Green Homes Grant scheme has now launched, what's involved in the application? Positive news for landlords and letting agents as rental demand continues into August.

Eviction ban extended
Published: Monday 24 August, 2020 Updated: Monday 24 August, 2020
Eviction ban set to be extended

Eviction ban set to be extended by four weeks in England and Wales. Buy to let market picks up as new products and higher LTV's are re-introduced. Government urged to do more to financially support landlords. Increase in electrical checks as regulation changes for buy to let properties.