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Government making it harder for vulnerable to rent PRS homes - 21 July 2016

Government policy is making it harder than ever for benefits claimants and the homeless to rent homes, according to a new report using RLA data. The Residential Landlords Association has been working with Sheffield Hallam University as part of an investigation into access to the PRS by the homeless and those on benefits. The RLA surveyed members as part of the in-depth ... more

Licensing critic Gavin Barwell appointed Housing Minister - 20 July 2016

Gavin Barwell was this week named Housing and Planning Minister by new Prime Minister Theresa May. But what is this likely to mean for PRS landlords? Barwell, MP for Croydon Central said he was keen to work with landlords, councils, housing authorities and developers to tackle the UK housing crisis – and has been a vocal critic of the controversial licensing ... more

Home office clarification on Right to Rent for students - 19 July 2016

The Government has addressed the confusion over rules regarding Right to Rent checks on foreign students coming to start courses in the UK. The RLA approached the Home Office asking for clarification on whether checks must be carried out twice -  when agreeing the tenancy, potentially months in advance, and again 28 days or less before students were due to move ... more

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