Landlords Fury Over Immigration Amendments

Landlords Set To Become UK Border Agency Informants Private sector landlords are set to become unpaid members of the UK Border Agency as amendments to the UK immigration laws announced in the Queen’s Speech last week are pushed through Parliament UK landlords will become legally responsible for ensuring that they only let rental properties to […]

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Tenants In Severe Rent Arrears Reduced

The number of tenants in severe rent arrears declined by 15.6% during the final quarter of 2012, according to data released by Templeton LPA, part of the LSL Property Services group. The data indicates that in the last quarter of 2012, almost 16,000 fewer tenants faced severe rent arrears of more than 8 weeks rental […]

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Will Migrants Make UK Housing Shortage Worse?

Government ministers face an increasing amount of pressure to disclose their official estimate of how many immigrants will pour into Britain next year from Eastern Europe, after remarks were made on The BBC’s Sunday Politics Show. Communities and Local Government (DCLG) Secretary Eric Pickles conceded on TV that a wave of immigrants from Romania and […]

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