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In March 2020, the Government introduced
the ban on residential evictions. This ban was
lifted on the 20th September. With more restrictions since being introduced and a huge backlog of possession cases likely, the NRLA asked landlords about their
recent experience of possession proceedings.
NRLA responds to concerns raised by the Environmental Audit Select Committee today on the Government's Green Homes Grant scheme.
This is the Quarter 4 Landlord Confidence Index (LCI). This quarter there was a slight pick up in confidence in a number of regions - most notably the East Midlands and Yorkshire and the Humber.
Once again confidence is noticably lower in London. Inner London, along with Wales has seen confidence fall steadily since Quarter 2.
More than a quarter of a million homes in England are lying empty, despite record numbers of people being desperately in need of somewhere to live.
There are now 268,385 long-term empty homes in England - up 20% on the previous year - with Government figures showing the numbers have gone up in nine out of 10 council areas.
Welcome to Buy to Let Market, a column aimed at providing you with recent criteria and product updates within the Buy to Let lending markets. Written by Doug Hall, of NRLA mortgage partners 3mc.
The Government needs to get a grip and do something about the debt crisis renters and landlords are now facing. A package of hardship loans and grants is needed as a matter of urgency.
The Renting Homes (Amendment) Bill, which aims to give greater security of tenure to tenants, passed its penultimate hurdle in the Senedd (Welsh Parliament) yesterday.
Warnings of a surge of evictions following the partial lifting of the repossessions ban in September last year have proved to be unfounded according to government figures released today.
PROPOSALS to increase Capital Gains Tax (CGT) would freeze the rental housing market making it less responsive to tenant demand.
The Government will pay for the removal of unsafe cladding for leaseholders in high-rise residential buildings, the Housing Secretary announced today. Robert Jenrick MP confirmed that the cost of replacing unsafe cladding for leaseholders in residential buildings will be fully funded by the Government where the building is 18 metres and over, in England.