Tag: Planning laws

Our new Housing Minister is keen to stress the positive role of the PRS

Pity the minister re-shuffled in July.  While you or I spent our summer holiday reading for pleasure, they resign themselves to packing a stack of briefing papers next to the must-read political biography and the highly recommended literary novel that they told the Sunday heavyweights were on their summer booklists. The new Minister for Housing … Continue reading Our new Housing Minister is keen to stress the positive role of the PRS

The property scandal’s other dimension…

On a night when it would be very easy for the NLA to bury its head in the sand and try to pretend that there were not problems in the private-rented sector, it is even more important for those responsible providers of accommodation to recognise our role in finding solutions. Professional trade bodies, like the NLA, … Continue reading The property scandal’s other dimension…

Government wants a planning rethink

The first consultation by the new Government for the PRS has been announced and it is on a subject that has recently become very dear to landlords’ hearts. Planning law changes have only succeeded in causing huge amounts of confusion among local authorities and landlords (see my post yesterday). Today, were going so far as … Continue reading Government wants a planning rethink