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Landlord support key for Crisis campaign - 3 December 2016

Homeless charity Crisis is asking landlords to back its latest campaign, lobbying the Government to support its plans to unlock private renting for homeless people by funding projects to help the homeless into accommodation and setting up a national rent deposit guarantee. Here, in a guest blog for the RLA, Tom Say, Senior Campaigns Officer at Crisis explains how the move ... more

Nottingham announces city-wide licensing plan - 2 December 2016

Nottingham City Council is planning to introduce a citywide selective licensing scheme – with landlords expected to fork out £600 for each of their rental homes. If it is given the go-ahead the scheme will be one of the largest in the country, with Nottingham home to 43,000 privately rented properties. If each of these required a full-price licence the scheme ... more

Airbnb to restrict listings to 90 nights a year - 1 December 2016

We welcome the decision by Airbnb to ban hosts in London from renting out entire homes for more than 90 days a year without official consent. The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has been leading the campaign for changes following research we published earlier this year that found that 61% of entire homes and apartments listed on Airbnb in London were ... more

Senior Labour MP suggests Tax Breaks for offering Longer Tenancies - 1 December 2016

A senior Labour MP has suggested the Government could offer tax deductions to landlords who provide longer tenancies. During oral questions to Ministers at the Treasury on Tuesday 29th November, Meg Hillier MP (Labour, Hackney South and Shoreditch – Chair of the Public Accounts Committee) told the House: “More people in my constituency rent privately than own their own homes and for ... more

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