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RLA research in Lords’ debate - 9 December 2016

Airbnb research produced by the RLA has been cited in a Lords debate on holiday lettings and their impact. Baroness Gardner of Parkes (Conservative) yesterday asked her oral questions in the House of Lords about whether the Government intends to give powers to local authorities to prevent the further loss of long-term homes resulting from increases in short-term holiday lets. She also ... more

Families to lose homes due to tax rises - 8 December 2016

A leading housing expert has warned of families losing their homes as a result of extra tax burdens on landlords. Dame Kate Barker, a former member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee issued the warning to the Treasury Select Committee yesterday. Pressed about the impact of recent tax changes affecting landlords, she warned that because changes to mortgage interest ... more

RLA welcomes RICS’ vision of renters database - 7 December 2016

A database of renters should be held by the Government to get rid of the need for tenant-funded checks, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The RLA has welcomed the RICS plans, which was amongst a raft of recommendations made to Government ahead of the publication of its Housing White Paper next year. In its Rented Sector Policy Paper, published ... more

50,000 sign up to anti-fraud service - 7 December 2016

The Land Registry has seen 50,000 people sign up to its Property Alert Service. Landlords have been encouraged to sign up, as properties which are rented out are more at risk of property fraud. Criminals have been known to use forged documents to try to take ownership of properties and the Registry says landlords are particularly at risk, with reports of fraudsters ... more

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