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What is Local government responsibility to statutory homeless and engagement with PRS in Wales
“Housing (Wales) Act 2014 The Housing (Wales) Act, has introduced new legislation that aims to im

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littlefish
09/12/2019 16:10

Labour are not going to sell off your property to your tenant!
I read yesterday that Labour have not put their idea of allowing tenants the right to buy from pr

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LLO
29/11/2019 15:38

Esther McVey stands for what?
Esther McVey is new Housing Minister. Reading her introduction on the RLA press release I can

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elbowe
17/10/2019 22:05

Insuranace for Loss of Rental Income
Please help in making it possible to obtain Insurance for Loss of Rental Income on Leaseholder pr

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MPL
13/09/2019 16:19

Labour Plans for Rental Sector
Hi, I am aware that a Labour government would change regulation on rented property. I am un

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LLO
11/09/2019 08:37

new housing minister
Robert Jenrick sounds like the best minister we have had in this role for some time. Read the RL

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nicest landlord
25/07/2019 17:40

Widespread Selective Licensing Proposed for County Durham
Hi I have property in County Durham and would like to know if other members are concerned

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Caro S
11/06/2019 10:49

AAT Accounting Regulatory Body not investigating my accountant's misconduct and possible fraud
My accountant caused me stress and losses by her negligence, breach of contract and possible frau

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Sangita
04/06/2019 17:16

Court and penalties reimbursement after 1 June 2019
Good afternoon, I am looking for some clarification on the Tenants Fees Act - in my old tenanc

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Landlord Advice Team
29/05/2019 16:46

At last some support for landlords
Fed up being bashed for all the world's problems? Cheer yourself up by looking at the In

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nicest landlord
08/05/2019 09:46

Section 21 - will it be a goner?
https://ne

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john_541
17/04/2019 12:22

Berlin, Germany - Many want nationilisation of private house
85 per cent of Berliners rent (suggesting that the wealth of the majority of Berliners are not th

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elbowe
14/04/2019 21:22

Why is RLA supporting move to make landlords take benefits tenants?
On the RLA news section John Stewart RLA policy director is quoted as saying landlords whould not

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nicest landlord
08/03/2019 11:12

Leasehold legislation
Hi there, Does anyone have any insight into leasehold reform? Is it going to happen? If so,

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elbowe
20/02/2019 15:57

Another fee to pay and threat to use against landlords
For first time ever, private landlords will be legally required to join a housing redress scheme

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Shaheen
29/01/2019 11:14

Minimum Room size in a Non HMO
I've recently been reading a RLA article on minimum room sizes for a HMO's that came into

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theartfullodger_626
09/01/2019 09:06

Crisis Christmas Advert
The Crisis Christmas Advert shows a man who has been made homeless after being given just 15 minu

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john_541
22/12/2018 12:41

What is RLA doing to defend s21?
RLA news section tells us about the Labour MPs lining up to denounce the "injustice" of s

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nicest landlord
11/12/2018 14:53

National Landlords Alliance
There is a new campaigning organisation for landlords. The chairman was interviewed on R4 You &

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Shaheen
04/12/2018 10:55

Licensing Schemes - Definition of an 'occupier'
An occupier occupies a property. The person can be a tenant (eg. assured shorthold tenancy) or li

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DPT
01/12/2018 23:56

Considering the case for a Housing Court: call for evidence
Hi all, I noticed that the RLA have publicised via their news e-mail a story about average reposs

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LLO
29/11/2018 11:04

Shelter campaign against "No DSS"
Guardian rag yesterday promoted Shelter's campaign to outlaw the practice of advertising prop

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DPT
09/11/2018 21:06

Newham selective licensing drafts - my response
I have received some draft licences from London Borough of Newham. Some landlords of this area ma

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Shaheen
26/10/2018 20:11

Dispute With Managing Ageny / Landlord
I have been in dispute with the managing agent of a flat I own for many years. The dispute concer

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Landlord Advice Team
20/09/2018 11:02

Energy Efficiency Improvements - Is the RLA serious?
In today’s (09/08/18) RLA Mailing the first item is on Energy Efficiency. It states the RLA is no

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Harper
07/09/2018 22:34

GDPR
Does an individual landlord where the property is let through an agent but manages the property t

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LLO
07/09/2018 09:59

Tenancy length - RLA's proposal for tax incentives taken on board in consultation process
''Financial incentives could be offered to landlords willing to offer long term tenancies

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Shaheen
05/07/2018 10:58

latest round of landlord bashing
2 days ago a Tory MP has introduced a report suggesting landlords should LOSE ALL TAX RELIEF.

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nicest landlord
27/06/2018 21:45

RLA forum secures top spot ahead of Landlordzone

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Shaheen
11/06/2018 09:15

Rogue landlord fined £370k
''Yunus Oomerjee, 56, of Framewood Road, Slough illegally converted a Harrow home into ei

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Harper
05/06/2018 09:01

Section 24 Mortgage interest relief and stamp duty petition
There is a Petition Reintroduce full mortgage interest relief and drop the 3% stamp duty surcharg

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elbowe
29/05/2018 08:58

Fighting Selective Licensing
Blackpool council have some selective license arears for which I have duly paid my license fees.

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DPT
03/05/2018 09:59

Homelessness Reduction Act comes into force, but not funded adequately
The local councils in England are obliged to widen their net to prevent homelessness and support

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Shaheen
03/04/2018 19:01

Gov back down on 18-21 yr old housing benefit
The Guardian reports that Esther McVey has led the government in dropping the 2015 initiative to

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Shaheen
29/03/2018 19:30

Paul Brown and RLA - Campaign heroes
''A court ruling that certain basic safety requirements cannot be built into a housing la

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Shaheen
10/03/2018 12:36

Right to rent wrong?
RLA is stepping up its campaign against right to rent. Usually I support their campaigns b

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nicest landlord
02/02/2018 09:59

Rent controls by the back door perhaps. Please look at reports flagged up...
The Anti-Poverty Task group; hand in glove with Joseph Rowntree Trust & Savills have created a so

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elbowe
11/12/2017 14:19

Client Money Protection
As a landlord who manages property myself, do I need to have client money protection, or is it ju

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anonymouse
08/12/2017 18:04

Newham Council Selective Licencing (Extension)
I am a licensed landlord in Newham. I understand that their current selective licensing scheme e

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john_541
05/12/2017 11:40

London Borough of Newham awaits licensing decision
Enjoying it folks! The idiots of Newham have been waiting to learn if their application for the b

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john_541
23/11/2017 21:45
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