The average UK private rental tenancy is now 20 months, almost a fifth longer than in 2014 according to research from Your Move.
Buy-to-let landlords allowing illegal immigrants to live in their properties may face jail after hundreds of people suspected of not having the rights to live in the UK were arrested during a national enforcement operation across Britain.
A significant number of private landlords are planning to increase rents to help cope with changes to the way they are taxed, new research has suggested.
As the buy-to-let industry has grown, so too have the many rules and regulations involved with letting a property.
Rent payments should be included when calculating credit scores to support tenants wanting to buy a home of their own.
Average rents continued to fall across many parts of London in the second quarter of 2017 although demand for rental properties increased.
There has been a significant drop in the number of homes available to rent over the past 12 months, according to new figures released today.
In what is a welcome change to the landlord bashing articles often featured in the media, the Liverpool Echo has published a story showing the flip side of the coin.
A run of eight consecutive months of falling rents in London came to an end last month, according to Countrywide.
The Residential Landlords’ Association, which last autumn published important statistics on the spread of short lets within London, is now looking to update its research on the subject.
The Property Redress Scheme, one of three approved redress operations, says it saw a 33 per cent increase in membership in 2016 and a 40 per cent surge in complaints.
The majority of UK adults feel Generation Rent has been let down by the government, LetBritain research has found.
An energy efficiency lobbying group says it backs new government energy efficiency guidelines to improve 300,000 private rented homes – but it says there should be a £5,000 cap on the cost of remedial work for each property.
Rents look set to increase further in the coming months, as the supply-demand imbalance continues to grow.
The international backlash against Airbnb and similar short-let online platforms continues.
People renting a home in the UK feel that not enough is being done to help them onto the housing ladder with those in London forced to rent because of the high price of property, new research suggests.
Annual rental inflation on new tenancies returned to growth for the first time in two months during July, referencing firm HomeLet claims.
For many years, rent has been called “dead money” and young people have been urged to “get on the housing ladder”
New data from a survey of tenants suggests demand for the private rental sector looks set to be high for the indefinite future.
New government figures reveal that there are 80,855 Built To Rent homes either completed or planned.