Brexit has had a negative impact on rents in London’s prime residential markets which are now showing early signs of bottoming out, with the annual rate of decline now at its slowest since the June 2016 referendum.
The ban on letting fees in England and a cap on tenancy deposits is set to save renters at least £240 million a year, or up to £70 per household, according to the Ministry of Housing.
There has been a significant rise in demand from people looking to rent property amid political and economic uncertainty and this is placing upward pressure on rental values, the latest figures show.
Rental growth in the private rented sector in Britain slowed in the 12 months to January 2019, overall up by just 0.6%, according to the latest index.
The cost of living in London accounts for all, or more, of the money on offer in 12 out of 32 London boroughs, with a further 13 seeing the cost of living account for 90% or more of the average wage, flatshare website Ideal Flatmate has found.
Some £75 billion of investment will be committed to the professionally managed private rented sector in the UK by 2025 as the sector continues to grow due to demand, says a new analysis.
The cost of average deposits has increased across the UK, according to the latest Statistical Briefing report by The Dispute Service (TDS).
People claiming Universal Credit are still struggling to pay for the roof over their heads, despite the wait for their first payment being reduced from six weeks to five, Citizens Advice data has found.
The proportion of income spent by private tenants on rents in England has continued to fall, according to an official report on the state of the country’s housing.
A ban on Section 21, the process where landlords start an eviction, could have a negative impact on the private rented sector, new research suggests.
Affordability is the most important factor for tenants in the UK looking for a home to rent, according to a new survey.
Private rental sector tenants in England stay an average of 4.1 years in their property – casting doubt over the justification put forward by the government for the introduction of longer tenancies.
Conventional wisdom appears to have it that there are fewer owner-occupiers and more renters these days – but that’s not what the latest English Housing Survey reveals.
The number of tenants experiencing rent increases fell for the fourth month running in December, with 18% of agents reporting that landlords increased rents, ARLA Propertymark’s December Private Rented Sector has found.
An increasing number of over 60s are looking to sell up and rent in retirement, research shows.
New research reveals the number of tenants in the private rented sector who leave their home before they are ready to as a result of a change in ownership.
The UK is to get a new housing complaints resolution service so that both home owners and tenants know where to go when things go wrong, it has been announced.
People renting a home in London are getting younger and now spend nearly a third of their income on rent at a time when rents are rising, according to a new analysis.
Rents controls could be introduced in London’s private rented sector after a survey carried out for the Mayor found there is strong support for the move.
Renting became more affordable in 2018 thanks to a combination of a once-in-a-decade fall in annual rents and wage inflation, according to The Deposit Protection Service.