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Which section 21 notice should I use and does it matter anymore?

Under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 a landlord is entitled to recover possession of a property let on an assured shorthold tenancy as of right at the end of or after the expiry of the initial fixed term, … Continue reading

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Pressure mounts on the private rented sector

The news over the bank holiday weekend was full of stories aabout the lack of new house building activity causing upward pressure on house prices and that this was also feeding into upward pressure on rents.  It seems like a perfect … Continue reading

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Housing benefit cuts to impact upon private rental market

Earlier this year I blogged about reports of rising rent arrears in the private lettings sector and increasing residential rents.  From yesterday, cuts to Housing Benefit came into force which is very likely to affect a significant proportion of private … Continue reading

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