National Landlord Register Ditched

National Landlord Register Ditched

Grant Shapps, Housing minister gave a speech on Tuesday outlining his vision for aspiring home-owners. In his first speech, he said “the age of aspiration is back” In relation to renting, he said that he did not believe in tackling the private rented...
Couple of Interesting Cases

Couple of Interesting Cases

A quick blog entry to let you know of a couple of interesting cases we are currently dealing with. One of them is only potential at the moment. (1) We are now going to appeal on a housing benefit issue where the landlord increased the rent and the tenant was receiving...
Grant Shapps confirmed Housing Minister

Grant Shapps confirmed Housing Minister

Conservative MP Grant Shapps has been named new housing minister by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government. He was formerly the Conservative Party’s shadow housing minister. Shapps stood unsuccessfully for Parliament in 1997 and 2001, but won the...