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Will Labour learn to love landlords?

In a blog, Harry Phibbs, the Local Government Editor of Conservative Home questions states that ' socialists have been keen on smashing in recent years are the landlords. As they are an unpopular group – especially the “fat cat” buy-to-let landlords with multiple...

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Renters Reform Bill: Labours view

Entitled 'Renters Reform Bill: finally, but there’s still more to do' The Labour Hub has published a blog giving the Bill a luke-warm welcome, but complaining 'It is worth pointing out that abolishing Section 21 would not, as it is widely being reported, mark the end...

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Older people’s housing: Taskforce created

The DLUHC has announced that, working with the Department for Health and Social Care, it had brought together a team of experts to improve suitable housing options for older people. The Taskforce will focus on ensuring that the government is offering a range of...

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government response to consultation on Section 21

The DLUHC has published its response to the technical consultation on the consequential amendments to homelessness legislation as a result of the Renters (Reform) Bill, namely, the removal of section 21 evictions, assured shorthold tenancies and fixed-term tenancies....

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Telegraph lambasts Renters Reform Bill

Subscription may be necessary to read these articles Landlords face fight for survival under Michael Gove’s new rules ‘A cross-party housing select committee has warned the Government that it does not seem to fully appreciate the extent to which an unreformed courts...

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Renters (Reform) Bill

Renters (Reform) Bill has now been published. The full Bill can be seen here, and in summary: Section 21 will be abolished. End of Fixed Term tenancies, with Periodic only, i.e. there will be no more AST’s, only Assured Tenancies. Tenant can give two months’ notice,...

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Renters Reform Bill due soon

Reliable sources have told us that the Renters Reform Bill will be published in the next few days, definitely before May 25th when Parliament goes into recess. It is likely to be a short Bill, relying on Secondary Legislation to change the law.

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