Daily Archives: January 19, 2019

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Are Property MOTs the Next Step for Rental Regulation?

The introduction of MOT-style certificates would represent the next logical step towards raising overall standards in the private rental sector, so some would suggest. The suggestion for MOT reports of rental properties was put forward as part of a major review of the private rental sector conducted by Dr. Julie […]

Councils being “Ripped Off” by Private Landlords, Study Warns

Desperate councils across the country are being “ripped off” by private landlords, who are taking advantage of the growing homeless population, according to a new study. New figures reveal that local authorities’ spending on temporary accommodation has soared to almost £1 billion. Analysis by the Guardian and housing charity Shelter […]

Majority of Students Believe Accommodation is Good Value for Money

The majority of students in the UK believe that their accommodation provides good value for money, according to the first ever Student Accommodation Survey, which was compiled by Knight Frank between May-August 2018, in collaboration with UCAS. This is the largest survey of its kind in the UK, highlighting the […]