Forty four per cent of private landlords are less likely to rent to those without a British...Read More
Category: Regulation & Enforcement
Regulation & Enforcement
There are over 150 laws and 400 regulations when it comes to letting Private Rented Sector homes and often it is the tenant left paying the price.
Complex regulatory systems are pushing up rents and preventing more investment in the private rented sector at a time when it needs to expand to help tackle the housing crisis. All this while criminal landlords continue to operate as local authorities fail to use their enforcement powers.
Over the past few years, we have monitored the impact of this policy, and we have undertaken this research to further the understanding of how this policy is being implemented in the private rented sector.Read More
TWO thirds of councils in England and Wales brought no prosecutions against private landlords in 2017/18 according to research by the Residential Landlords Association.Read More
Everyone deserves a safe and secure home. Poor quality housing should not exist in a modern society. Our research has identified a postcode lottery of local authority enforcement, with enforcement activities differing right across England and Wales. 67% of Local Authorities did not commence a single prosecution in 2017/18.Read More
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