Lib Dems rattle the rental cage.

Published on Wed, 19th Sep 2018 13:03

The Lib Dems have recently held their annual conference and have passed a motion calling for many changes to be made in the PRS.

Their concerns were stated: “Too many people have been forced into the private rented sector which now provides one fifth of all homes in the UK, a third of which fail to meet the Decent Homes Standard.”, adding:  “Over the last decade Government subsidies for rent through housing benefit have tripled to around £25 billion (of which £10 billion goes to private landlor

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Could houses prices fall by a third?

Published on Mon, 17th Sep 2018 10:23

Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England has warned that houses prices could fall by over a third in the event of a no deal Brexit.

He addressed the cabinet meeting last week called specifically to discuss Brexit and warned that he believed house prices would fall by 35%, he also repeated this warning on the Today programme last Friday.

Ministers were said to have listened in silence as he and Chancellor Philip Hammond spelled out the grim consequences for the economy.

His bleak progn

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