How five Leeds renters triumphed over their landlord and went viral. Click here to read the BBC ariticle
Congratulations to Team York RLA for taking part in the York Sleepout and spending the night under the stars to raise
Buy-to-let investors will face increasing costs from June when the Government’s ban on tenants’ fees comes into force, estate agents have
Introduction As of March 20th 2019, the Fitness for Human Habitation Act will come into force for tenancies in England. This legislation
Introduction The government continues to move forward with a planned ban on fees charged by letting agents and landlords to their
The Tenant Fees Bill is set to come into force on June 1 this year, it has been announced. This means
Right to Rent is creating a hostile atmosphere in the UK’s private rented sector with more landlords refusing to consider renting
Landlords have been welcoming the new guidance for councils on the minimum room size regulations for rented homes. To read full
Deposit caps, minimum three-year tenancies and rent controls: What could 2019 have in store for landlords and renters? https://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/money/buytolet/article-6480085/What-2019-store-landlords.html
If you are renting out a property in England or Wales the government provide a summary of landlord responsibilities which many
Despite claims from the Government that it wishes to provide more support to landlords and the private rental sector (PRS), the
Twelve top tips for landlords over the festive season.
It now takes more than five months on average for private landlords to regain possession of a property when applying to
Landlords, Brexit and the EU withdrawal agreement
‘Help to Sell’ to fix Britain’s property market: Would giving landlords a tax break to sell to long-term tenants work?
We've had Help to Buy and now a help to sell scheme has been suggested. New proposals could make it cheaper
Nearly two-thirds of private landlords with tenants receiving Universal Credit have experienced them going into rent arrears, a survey has found.
Read more.... https://www.landlordtoday.co.uk/breaking-news/2018/9/its-time-to-suspend-unfair-right-to-rent-scheme-says-rla?source=newsticker
Read more....... https://www.landlordtoday.co.uk/breaking-news/2018/9/lib-dems-want-to-introduce-mandatory-licences-for-private-landlords?source=newsticker
The government is cracking down on overcrowded house shares. If you’re an HMO landlord, make sure you’re up to date. https://moneyweek.com/494407/hmo-landlords-prepare-for-new-rules/
The DWP has updated guidance for landlords on Universal Credit. It can be accessed here.
How to Rent guide updated-make sure you issue THIS version. The Government’s How to Rent guide has been updated, just two
Landlords could be rewarded with financial incentives for longer tenancies...... Read more
York RLA's Chairman - Andrew Simpson braved the cold, wet, windy weather last Friday evening and joined SASH for their Sleepout
York RLA’s Chairman – Andrew Simpson will be actively joining the SASH Sleepout event on the 9th March 2018 to help
Planning fees are being increased for the first time since 2012. Regulations to introduce a 20% increase in planning application fees
York Residential Landlords Association (York RLA) has given Kitchens for Everyone in York
York RLA members Mark and Dawn Wilson are to be congratulated on winning the award for Landlord of the Year (Large
The Immigration Act 2014 introduced a new legal requirement on private landlords in England to carry out immigration checks on all
The Chancellor has launched a second assault on residential landlords with the announcement of a new 3% additional stamp duty rate
Landlords are being reminded the time to start new checks under the Government’s Right to Rent scheme is drawing near. Under
Energy and Climate Change Committee examines the lessons learned from past and present energy efficiency schemes. http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/energy-and-climate-change-committee/news-parliament-2015/home-energy-evidence-15-16/
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s Budget announcement included a few surprises for the Private Rented Sector (PRS), landlords and tenants.