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Council refused permission to appeal Broadley case - 23 March 2017

The Supreme Court has refused Leeds City Council permission to appeal a decision ruling in favour of landlords, following a protracted battle over council tax payments. The case of Leeds City Council v Broadley centred around the question of who is responsible for paying the council tax on a property if the tenant moves out, but a contractual periodic tenancy agreement ... more

Would you let tenants make home improvements? - 22 March 2017

New research shows PRS tenants are increasingly keen to personalise their rental homes – with controversial claims that landlords should let them do just that. The growing trend is reflected in a recent study which found that 73% of tenants have carried out DIY jobs at their own expense. According to the research, which included a survey of more than 2,000 renters, ... more

The Housing and Planning Act Starts to Bite - 22 March 2017

On 6 April provisions of the Housing and Planning Act that directly affect landlords will start to come into force under a recent commencement order, click here.  These only apply in England as most of the Act has no application in Wales. The two key areas which will come into effect in April are: the widening of Rent Repayment Orders ... more

MP targeting Airbnb quotes RLA research in Commons - 22 March 2017

An MP is calling for greater policing of short-term lets such as Airbnb rentals, quoting RLA research in the House of Commons. Labour MP Karen Buck yesterday introduced a 10-minute Rule Bill in the House of Commons to highlight the dangers of Airbnb and similar lettings sites to neighbourhoods and the wider rental sector. The bill would mean householders would have to ... more

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