Letting agents in the media

25
Sep

Please find below articles of interest to letting agents in this week’s media:

24 Dash – Scottish government hits out at Westminster immigration bill – September 17

BBC News – Rents ‘rise rapidly in Eastern England’ – September 18

Property Wire – UK landlords left fuming over new smoke alarms laws – September 18

Scottish Housing News – Scotland’s housing sector to celebrate excellence – September 18

Scottish Housing News – All Scottish councils pledge to welcome refugees from Syria – September 18

Scottish Housing News – Immigration Bill will increase homelessness warns Scottish government – September 18

Scotsman – 20 people competing for each Edinburgh rental – report – September 19

Nottingham Post – Rogue landlords should face stronger sentencing says Local Government Association – September 19

Sunday Times – SNP MP snaps up homes of struggling families  - September 20

BBC News – Glasgow city council given new powers to tackle slum housing -  September 21

Letting Agent Today – Countrywide reports record proportion of landlords increasing rents – September 22

24 Dash – Private sector landlords face paying higher rates of income tax – September 22

Courier – Rent control proposals ‘may lead to fewer properties in market’ – September 23

The National – Rent controls ‘will scare off’ landlords, says major letting agent – September 23

Herald Scotland – We need an ambitious housing plan – September 23

Scottish Housing News – Private rents ‘falling in real terms’ across Scotland – September 23

Independent – More people are being made homeless because landlords take away their home – September 24

This Is Money – Britons see 41% of monthly pay vanish on their rent – and Londoners have to spend half their income – September 24

Guardian – Social landlords must be wondering how much longer they can survive – September 24

Scottish Housing News – Scottish housing policy should refocus towards boosting supply says rics – September 24

Scottish Housing News – ‘Draconian’ rent control proposals may lead to fewer properties in market – September 25