Renter Activists Unhappy with Reform Bill Outcome

The Renters Reform Bill stands at the brink of potential enactment, poised to become law should both government and opposition parties choose to prioritize its passage before the

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Landlords: Who Will Get Your Vote?

Around half of landlords are unsure about how they will vote in the General Election. A joint survey of around 1,000 property professionals by the National Residential Landlords

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UK Rents Surge: Double-Digit Increases Reported

Landlords in London are experiencing significant rent increases, outpacing all other regions in Great Britain. This trend highlights the capital’s strong rental market and its appeal to both

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HMRC Targets Tax Evasion in Airbnb and Short-Term Rentals

HM Revenue and Customs has launched almost 2,000 investigations into landlords letting properties through Airbnb and other short let platforms. According to The Daily Telegraph, which submitted a

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Landlords Exiting: Generation Rent’s Nonchalant Response

Generation Rent activists have recently voiced a surprising perspective on landlords selling their rental properties and exiting the private rental sector. Previously, the group had staunchly maintained that

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Has Labour Unveiled Rent Control Plans by Mistake?

Just days after suggesting rent controls were off the table, it now appears Labour may be reconsidering their stance. Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves mentioned on BBC local radio

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Council Tax Funds Redirected for Landlord Oversight

Andy Burnham, the recently re-elected Labour Mayor of Greater Manchester, has announced plans to allocate £600,000 from council tax funds to implement measures aimed at improving the rental

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Rising Interest Rates Lead to Surge in Landlord Possessions

New data from the Ministry of Justice highlights the significant impact of rising interest rates on landlords. The figures for Q1 2024 show a noticeable increase in landlord

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Latest Guidance from HMRC – Key Updates for Landlords

HMRC is advising landlords to take proactive steps by submitting their Self Assessment tax returns well before the deadline, emphasizing the advantageous outcomes associated with early filing. By

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Pets in Rentals: New Guidance Issued for Private Tenants

Propertymark has released a comprehensive guide for tenants outlining their rights concerning pet ownership in rental properties. The trade body Propertymark notes that pet ownership and the desire

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