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Coronavirus: New evictions banned to help renters during crisis.
March 19, 2020 / by

Coronavirus: New evictions banned to help renters during crisis. The government is promising emergency legislation to suspend new evictions from social or rented accommodation for the duration of the coronavirus crisis. Under urgent new laws, landlords will not be able to start proceedings to evict tenants for at least three months, due to the COVID-19… Read more »

Sadiq Khan says London election will be vote on rent controls
March 8, 2020 / by

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is launching his re-election campaign with a challenge to Boris Johnson to allow rent controls to be introduced if Khan wins another term in office. Khan said victory on 7 May would mean Johnson could no longer ignore demands for the policy as he would be “ignoring the democratic will of… Read more »

Leasehold property buyers ‘misled by developers’
March 1, 2020 / by

If you are considering buying a leasehold flat, this is a must-read news article to understand the potential hidden charges. Hidden charges include rapidly increasing ground rents (doubling every 10 years in some cases) & permission fees to make changes to your property (including small changes like painting your door) and excessive maintenance charges. Don’t… Read more »

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