Build To Rent, Power and Political Donations

Build To Rent, Power and Political Donations Go back to before 1960 and you will have found that big institutions were the main players in the private rented sector. But as successive governments over-interfered in the sector the big boys found they could no longer make it work. The final nail in this particular coffin was the advent of rent controls […]

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Tenant Fees Banned

Tenant Fees Banned In the latest intervention, (or interference, if you prefer), in the private rented sector, the government is consulting on placing a ban on letting agents charging tenants fees. Though it is letting agents who were specifically mentioned by new suit Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, in the Autumn Statement, we expect that this ban will also apply to landlords who operate direct (say, via an […]

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