Samir Jeraj takes a look at this recent report on the PRS and discusses the recommendations made
Ben Reeve Lewis turns his eye on social housing issues in the first of a new monthly series. This week – bedroom tax, housing benefit, austerity and the apocalypse
The tenant left owing the landlord money, and now he has received a demand from the council to pay the housing benefit back. Must he do this?
Ben returns to the crooks and scammers after the Easter break, and looks at inspirational housing associations and radical Judges
Ben considers the bedroom tax and empty homes while working through a nightmare week, and faces the prospect of washing his own pants in June
[Ben Reeve Lewis has Christmas late this year...] I spent the tail end of last week In Norwich with Tessa and Graeme, mapping out our master-plan to educate the entire country on housing law, in an Easy way, devoid of jargon. It snowed, it was cold but very inspiring and Umberto’s does a mean Sardine…
Private landlords have for some time had to put up with the rules which provide for payment to go direct to the tenants. Only in two circumstances – where the tenant is deemed ‘vulnerable’ (which has to be specially applied for) or if the tenant is over 8 weeks in arrears of rent will payment…
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