London Mayor Names and Shames Rogue Landlords

London Mayor Names and Shames Rogue Landlords

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has finally lifted the covers off a database of rogue landlords in London. Rumours that some councils were keeping a database of convicted landlords and letting agents in the capital have persisted for years. But this is the first time the bad...
Paying Tax May Become a Council Landlord Licence Condition

Paying Tax May Become a Council Landlord Licence Condition

Landlords signing up to council licensing schemes will have to pass a tax check if HM Revenue & Customs gets its way with a new policy proposal. HMRC says most landlords pay the right amount of tax but claims some are dodging what they owe. To tackle the problem,...
Fragile Finances Leave Buy to Let Tenants at Risk

Fragile Finances Leave Buy to Let Tenants at Risk

Millions of private renters have such fragile finances that they could not survive an illness or accident that would stop them working for three months or more. In a staggering report, 40% of tenants admitted they had no savings and another 48% confessed their only...