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Best place to live 2018………..YORK!

March 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Best place to live 2018………..YORK!

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/york-best-places-to-live-8grhj85sn  

SASH Sleepout 2018 update

March 15th, 2018|Comments Off on SASH Sleepout 2018 update

York RLA's Chairman - Andrew Simpson braved the cold, wet, windy weather last Friday evening and joined SASH for their Sleepout

SASH Sleepout – 9th March 2018

January 25th, 2018|Comments Off on SASH Sleepout – 9th March 2018

York RLA’s Chairman – Andrew Simpson will be actively joining the SASH Sleepout  event on the 9th March 2018 to help

Planning Fees Increase

January 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Planning Fees Increase

Planning fees are being increased for the first time since 2012.  Regulations to introduce a 20% increase in planning application fees

October 9th 2018

January 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on October 9th 2018

Jo Farrow & Antonia Moore from Lupton Fawcell Solicitors will be joining us for our Octobers' Presentation Evening. The topic of

World Homeless Day

October 10th, 2017|Comments Off on World Homeless Day

   

Generous landlords pay homeless group’s rent for 12 months

June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Generous landlords pay homeless group’s rent for 12 months

                York Residential Landlords Association (York RLA) has given Kitchens for Everyone in York

Good Landlord Awards – We Have A Winner!

March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Good Landlord Awards – We Have A Winner!

York RLA members Mark and Dawn Wilson are to be congratulated on winning the award for Landlord of the Year (Large

What does the new law on right to rent mean for landlords?

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on What does the new law on right to rent mean for landlords?

The Immigration Act 2014 introduced a new legal requirement on private landlords in England to carry out immigration checks on all

Stamp duty land tax: how will the hike affect you?

December 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Stamp duty land tax: how will the hike affect you?

The Chancellor has launched a second assault on residential landlords with the announcement of a new 3% additional stamp duty rate

Right to rent checks deadline looms

December 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Right to rent checks deadline looms

Landlords are being reminded the time to start new checks under the Government’s Right to Rent scheme is drawing near. Under

Home energy efficiency and demand reduction examined

November 24th, 2015|Comments Off on Home energy efficiency and demand reduction examined

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/    

Budget in brief – housing, property and the private rented sector

July 9th, 2015|Comments Off on Budget in brief – housing, property and the private rented sector

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s Budget announcement included a few surprises for the Private Rented Sector (PRS), landlords and tenants.

York HMO Ruling

July 1st, 2015|Comments Off on York HMO Ruling

From today's York Press - A REFUSAL by planners to allow a York property to be converted into a House in

York Residential Landlords Association maintains support for housing charities in York

May 26th, 2015|Comments Off on York Residential Landlords Association maintains support for housing charities in York

        On Tuesday evening at The Park Inn, York RLA handed over a total of £6,000 to two

Election relief for landlords? Don’t relax just yet!

May 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Election relief for landlords? Don’t relax just yet!

So, the dust has now settled on the General Election campaign, with the Conservatives confounding the polls to secure a wafer-thin

RLA Response to BBC Panorama Programme

April 30th, 2015|Comments Off on RLA Response to BBC Panorama Programme

In response to a recently screened BBC Panorama programme Residential Landlords’ Association (RLA) Chairman, Alan Ward wrote a letter to challenge

Government forces councils to water down regulations on private landlords

April 16th, 2015|Comments Off on Government forces councils to water down regulations on private landlords

The Government has forced councils to water down local regulations on private landlords, arguing that licencing schemes brought in to curb

RLA voices concerns over sub-letting

April 14th, 2015|Comments Off on RLA voices concerns over sub-letting

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has expressed concern over controversial plans to allow private tenants to sub-let their tenancies in England,

Housing is a top issue for voters

April 7th, 2015|Comments Off on Housing is a top issue for voters

One of the most closely contested General Elections for decades is now formally under way, with the NHS, economy, immigration, welfare

Visit the RLA’s specialist election site, just for landlords

April 7th, 2015|Comments Off on Visit the RLA’s specialist election site, just for landlords

  The starting gun has been fired! With just 4 weeks until the election the impact of future Government policies on private

Sleep Out and Cycle for SASH

March 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Sleep Out and Cycle for SASH

SASH is busy making the final plans for our York Sleepout which is taking place on March 27th  at Door 84. This

Does your tenant have a right to rent?

March 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Does your tenant have a right to rent?

Provisions in the Immigration Act 2014 mean that residential landlords will have to check that their prospective tenants have a right

Annual home price growth falls

January 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Annual home price growth falls

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal that residential property prices rose by 10.4 per cent to

RLA Election Manifesto

January 16th, 2015|Comments Off on RLA Election Manifesto

RLA PUBLISHES PLANS FOR “FIRST CHOICE” PRIVATE RENTED SECTOR Politicians have a golden opportunity to make private rented housing a first

Immigration Checks: What to do if you are landlord

November 26th, 2014|Comments Off on Immigration Checks: What to do if you are landlord

York RLA member Frantz Iwu has published a guide to how landlords should check their tenants' immigration status from December 2014.

Annual property prices up over 12%, says ONS

November 25th, 2014|Comments Off on Annual property prices up over 12%, says ONS

Residential property prices rose by 12.1 per cent in the year to the end of September, official figures from the Office

Landlord edges up against council in court battle over licensing

November 20th, 2014|Comments Off on Landlord edges up against council in court battle over licensing

A landlord is going ahead with his legal challenge to a local authority’s licensing scheme after the Court of Appeal strengthened

Two-thirds of customers have had problems with estate agents

October 14th, 2014|Comments Off on Two-thirds of customers have had problems with estate agents

Almost two thirds of people who have purchased or sold a property in the past five years have experienced problems with

Momentum falls as prices slow

October 14th, 2014|Comments Off on Momentum falls as prices slow

Momentum in the UK housing market continued to drop last month with property price growth slowing to the same level as

House prices up 10.2% in a year says ONS

August 22nd, 2014|Comments Off on House prices up 10.2% in a year says ONS

House prices in the UK went up 10.2% in the year to June, the Office for National Statistics has said. Excluding

It Only Takes a Hint of a Rise

August 15th, 2014|Comments Off on It Only Takes a Hint of a Rise

There could be a sharp rise in the number of properties coming onto the market for sale when the Bank of

House Prices Drop

July 25th, 2014|Comments Off on House Prices Drop

The average asking price for a residential property in the UK has fallen for the first time this year, adding to

Superstrike Saga Draws to Close

July 18th, 2014|Comments Off on Superstrike Saga Draws to Close

The Superstrike saga is drawing to a close. That’s the view of RLA Policy Director Richard Jones after proposals from the

Rents Rising Faster than Incomes

July 10th, 2014|Comments Off on Rents Rising Faster than Incomes

The average cost of renting a residential property in the UK has increased more than four times as quickly as national

London house prices rise 31% since last General Election

July 3rd, 2014|Comments Off on London house prices rise 31% since last General Election

Residential property prices in London have appreciated by an average of £103,323 from £331,711 in 2010 to £435,034 under the Conservative-led

Private Rented Sector – Not Fit for Purpose?

July 3rd, 2014|Comments Off on Private Rented Sector – Not Fit for Purpose?

On Wednesday 25th June, Shadow Housing Minister Emma Reynolds presented to the House of Commons Labour’s proposals for the private rented sector.

Letting agent abolishes tenancy deposits

June 24th, 2014|Comments Off on Letting agent abolishes tenancy deposits

North East letting agent KIS, claims to be the first in the UK to abolish tenancy deposits, replacing them with a

New Home Permissions at Highest Level Since 2008

June 17th, 2014|Comments Off on New Home Permissions at Highest Level Since 2008

The volume of outline planning permissions granted for new homes in the UK has reached its highest level since 2008, according

Property Prices Up

June 10th, 2014|Comments Off on Property Prices Up

The average price of a property in England and Wales rose by 1.5 per cent from March to April and annually