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DWP update Universal Credit guide for landlords - 25 September 2017

Landlords with benefits tenants can access a new, updated guide to Universal Credit. The Department for Work and Pensions has reviewed the guide with more information on Universal Credit full service and live service areas and a Frequently Asked Questions section. Other sections of the guide that have been updated include the section about notifying landlords that tenants are claiming Universal Credit, and ... more

Old-school: Why students still love the PRS - 25 September 2017

September marks the start of the new academic year, with students flocking back to universities across the country. In recent years the student housing market has changed beyond recognition – so what does the future hold? And is there still a place for the traditional student landlord as numbers are set to decline? In ... more

A matter of fire and death: Why you must check your fire doors! - 25 September 2017

In the three months since the Grenfell Tower tragedy fire safety has never been far from the headlines. This week is Fire Door Safety Week and to coincide with this year’s campaign the RLA is mobilising members to take the time to check their doors , to potentially avoid a similar disaster. Time For Change is the banner for this year’s ... more

How much do you know about Gas Safety? Take our quick quiz - 22 September 2017

This week marks the seventh annual Gas Safety Week. Poorly maintained gas appliances cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and even carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and can cause serious injury and even death. The Gas Safety Week campaign,  co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, aims to raise awareness of this, and has issued six simple steps to staying 'gas safe' which apply to both landlords ... more

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