Landlord Confidence Surges as Government Policy Shifts Ease Concerns

The latest quarterly sentiment survey conducted by BVA BDRC Landlord Panel for Foundation Home Loans has unveiled a notable upswing in landlord confidence. This shift comes in the wake of recent government decisions to postpone the removal of Section 21, alongside a backtrack on enforcing stricter mandatory Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) levels. Among the surveyed […]

Calls for Support for Tenants and Landlords in Private Rented Sector

As Chancellor Jeremy Hunt gears up for the Autumn Statement, clamours for targeted aid in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) have reached a crescendo from industry voices. Neil Cobbold, managing director of PayProp UK, has raised the alarm on the pressing need for urgent measures as tenants grapple with surging rents and landlords face escalating […]

Confiscate Properties from Repeat-Offender Landlords says Senior MP

A heated dispute has erupted between senior Labour MP Clive Betts and Housing Secretary Michael Gove, underscoring a rift over the Renters Reform Bill and the handling of serial offender landlords in the private rental sector. Betts, chair of the cross-party Levelling Up, Housing and Communities committee, has taken a firm stance, advocating for the […]