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PRS
Published: Tuesday 16 March, 2021
Record residential investment year

New figures show UK residential investment volumes exceeded £6 billion in 2020. This matches the all-time high recorded in 2018 and has been driven by a heavy reliance on the PRS.

Safety
Published: Wednesday 10 March, 2021
HHSRS open to landlord input

The government’s desire to update The Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) has seen them encourage landlords to help suggest potential changes. The rating system hasn’t been updated over the past 15 years.

Cladding
Published: Wednesday 10 March, 2021
Cladding guidance causes a mixed reaction

EWS guidance is met with a mixed reception, whilst the government and industry bodies welcome the update, campaigners say it overlooks those living in unsafe buildings.

Arrears
Published: Wednesday 03 March, 2021
Tenants downplay impact of Covid-19 on arrears

Deposit suppliers Mydeposits and Ome have released a new survey which highlights that Covid-related rent arrears may be affecting less people than previously thought.

Growth
Published: Wednesday 03 March, 2021
Property price growth rebound in 2021

Nationwide Building Society has released its latest House Price Index for 2021. After a slow January, it appears that February had some surprises.

Budget
Published: Wednesday 03 March, 2021
Budget for 2021 announced

On the 3rd of March, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has outlined the budget for 2021, we take a detailed look at the aspects of this announcement that will directly affect the landlord community.

Renting
Published: Tuesday 16 February, 2021
Rise in rental demand

Rental demand in the UK’s suburbs has seen a sharp rise in recent months according to Zoopla’s quarterly rental market report.

Evictions
Published: Tuesday 16 February, 2021
Eviction ban extended in England

Over the weekend, the UK Government announced they are extending the eviction ban once more. Due to end on the 21st of February, the ban has now been extended until the 31st of March.