Month: January 2011

North – South Divide?

In England and Wales every landlord who has taken a deposit in connection with a new or renewed Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) since 6 April 2007 has been required by law to protect that deposit using a Government backed tenancy deposit protection (TDP) scheme. In Scotland on the other hand no such requirement currently exists. … Continue reading North – South Divide?

Nowhere left to go….

We’re told that 2011 will be all about localism. Which is great, local people dealing with local problems in a local way. However, not everything can be considered in isolation without taking into account the wider context. In the same way that very few housing issues can be viewed without reference to wider social factors. … Continue reading Nowhere left to go….