Social Housing Evictions Higher than in Private Housing

A Familiar Narrative You may have noticed that privately rented accommodation is not always held in the highest regard. With a shortage of housing in the United Kingdom (at least in London, anyway), private tenancies are regularly decried for being expensive, poor value and, ultimately, unstable. Repossessions – or evictions – we are reminded are … Continue reading Social Housing Evictions Higher than in Private Housing

Tenants on the starboard bow……

Hotels in space have been talked about as the next big (if not final) frontier for space tourism for some years. Some even predict that the first commercial 'enterprise' could open its door – or should that be airlocks – in 2020. Drinking from the ‘astronomically’ priced mini-bar whilst orbiting the Earth at 17,000 miles … Continue reading Tenants on the starboard bow……

New Bill Gives Hope to Landlords Regaining Possession

A new Bill was published to tackle homelessness, and it contains good news for landlords. The Private Members’ Bill, introduced by Conservative MP Bob Blackman, has been welcomed by the Communities & Local Government Select Committee in its recent report into homelessness. The Committee will now undertake pre-legislative scrutiny of the Bill, and the NLA … Continue reading New Bill Gives Hope to Landlords Regaining Possession

Thinking about letting to Students? Here are the NLA’s Top Tips for Student Landlords

  Letting to students can be a very attractive prospect for a private landlord. The student market benefits from very high demand, and with the number of students going to university continuing to rise, there is likely to be very little shortage of potential tenants to accommodate. Letting to students can also be very profitable, … Continue reading Thinking about letting to Students? Here are the NLA’s Top Tips for Student Landlords