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England eviction ban

Government announces next steps for England eviction ban

The Government has announced that the ban on bailiffs enforcing evictions will be lifted from 1st June 2021. A press release …

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Halifax House Price Index

UK house prices continue to reach record high, Halifax House Price Index shows

Halifax has released its April 2021 House Price Index, showing that house prices were 8.2% higher than the year before. …

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rough sleeping in London

Over 3,000 people rough sleeping in London during third national lockdown

New figures from the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) reveal that from January to March 2021, 3,002 people slept rough across …

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improve compliance with reports and inspections

Landlords and letting agents can improve compliance with reports and inspections

Letting agents and landlords are advised to review their compliance procedures, as the UK sees a crackdown on poor property …

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Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space)

Government introduces Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space) regulations

The Government has introduced the Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space) to give someone in problem debt the right to legal protections from their …

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improve safety of private rented homes

Councils called on to help improve safety of private rented homes

Ahead of the local elections, Generation Rent is calling on councils to commit to serving improvement notices every time they find …

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