Data Protection issues for Private Landlords

DATA PROTECTION ISSUES FOR PRIVATE LANDLORDS This article looks at data protection issues for private landlords. Us landlords hold a lot of data – at the very least, tenant information such as names and addresses, financial data, and payment history. It must be looked after carefully. In most cases landlords need to register with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the […]

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HMOs and Council Tax Valuations

HMOs and Council Tax Valuations Lots of landlords we consult with are reporting that their houses in multiple occupation are being increasingly targeted for what is sometimes called “disaggregation”. This is where the rooms are separated into multiple separate individual council tax bands by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA). This is not good news as it raises the costs to […]

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On Purpose Built Student Accommodation

This article is about the ongoing growth of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA). Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) and Institutional Investment – the Background Some time ago, probably in the late 80s, there was probably a meeting somewhere at Westminster or one of those City clubs where some heads of big pensions funds were moaning to government ministers about the strong […]

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