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Rent controls and no fault section 21 evictions
January 12, 2019 / by Asktenants.co.uk

The mayor of London has hinted that he is considering introducing rent controls across the capital in a radical overhaul of private rental laws. The proposed changes include ending section 21 “no fault” evictions, which the housing campaign group Generation Rent said have been the leading cause of statutory homelessness since 2012. “This law allows… Read more »

NatWest tells landlord to evict tenant on benefits or pay £2.5k in ERCs
October 21, 2018 / by Asktenants.co.uk

State-backed lender NatWest told one of its landlord customers to throw out a vulnerable tenant claiming housing benefits or stump up thousands of pounds in early repayment charges and find another lender – after digital broker Habito admitted incorrectly advising the customer Landlady was reduced to tears after NatWest said she had breached her mortgage… Read more »

Shelter: More than four in 10 people face homes which fail acceptable standards
October 19, 2016 / by Asktenants.co.uk

Shelter: More than four in 10 people face homes which fail acceptable standards Shelter confirms what we see on Asktenants.co.uk everyday through your reviews….Please do rate your current/former rental property on Asktenants.co.uk. It just takes 2 minutes and is immensely valuable for the tenant who comes next. It also helps differentiate between a rogue landlord and… Read more »

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