Residential rents across Britain increased by 1.6% year on year in the 12 months to Hamptons International report which also looked at what properties landlords are buying.
Building more co-living developments and micro-homes in urban areas top the list of people’s preferred solutions to the UK’s housing crisis according to new research.
Croydon Council has become the first local authority to support calls to scrap the so-called ‘no fault’ evictions in order to give renters greater power and security.
A new quarterly overview of the UK lettings sector reveals three key trends: viewings are rising and more tenancies are being signed, but supply is on the way down.
A call has been made for the Tenants’ Fees Bill to be made even stricter following a claim that over a third of tenants are only told about additional fees that could be charged during their tenancy after putting down money.
Rents in Britain have stayed broadly flat over the last year but overall the lettings market is highly active with viewings up 13.3% year on year and lease signings up 3.5%, new research shows.
A growing number of people renting their home are set to be more influential which means they could influence the outcome of future British elections, it is claimed.
The UK Government has announced a new £20 million fund to help people without a home get into the private rented sector.
Government changes affecting the private rented sector in the UK is confusing millions of tenants, it is suggested.
The Tenant Fees Bill is back in Parliament this week when it goes for its Second Reading in the House of Lords on Wednesday.
Two-thirds of Britain is effectively off-limits to many young people who want to rent a property of their own, a new report claims.
The Deposit Protection Service says almost a quarter of students lost part of their tenancy deposit when they left their accommodation at the end of the last academic year.
Private sector rents in the UK have increased by 1.02% in the 12 months to September 2018, and by 0.12% month on month to an average of £1,210, according to the latest index to be published.
Government measures are among the top reasons for landlords in the UK planning to increase rents, according to new research.
A comparison website claims that over 1.5m tenants know their landlord has not placed their deposits into a government-backed deposit protection scheme.
Average rents for a one-bedroom home take up 30% of a typical salary for people in their 20s in two thirds (65%) of postcodes, BBC research has found.
House prices in London are set to bottom out by the end of 2020, mainly due to improving rental yields, a new analysis suggests.
From 1st October 2018, all BTL landlords in England with Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs)
Landlords are at risk of missing out on more than £850 in rental income a year by not letting their tenants decorate their homes, wallpaper brand Graham & Brown has found.
Labour’s plans to scrap legislation permitting private landlords to evict tenants without reason has been slammed by a leading letting agency because of the adverse impact it would have on the private rented sector.