New How to Rent Guide issued

The new How to Rent Guide has been issued today (Monday October 2nd 2023).  It can be seen here. The latest update is the second in 2023 and today’s revision will include reference to the controversial Housing Loss Prevention Advice Service, which...

Leasehold and commonhold reform

  The House of Commons Library has published a paper considering trends in leasehold ownership, ongoing problems associated with the sector, and Government plans for future legislation. For the paper, click here.  

‘Net zero’ and renting

The National Housing Federation has announced that it had written open letters to both the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, and the Secretary of State for the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, Claire Countinho, to urge them to recommit to the...

Legal aid support for tenants

The Law Society Gazette has reported that the Law Society has warned the Ministry of Justice that its decision not to distribute physical copies of a leaflet promoting new legal aid support for tenants at risk of losing their home could undermine...