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Property industry unites to launch ‘best practice’ Code for the Private Rented Sector

Seventeen leading property organisations have today launched a new Code to drive up standards and quality in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) in response to too many privately rented homes in the UK failing to meet the ‘English Housing Survey’ standards.

12th September 2014 read more...

If You Don’t Want To Lose Your Deposit, Now Is The Time To Act, Student Tenants Warned

Act now or risk losing your deposit next year - this was the warning given to students moving into rented accommodation by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.

Speaking at an event for university housing advisors at student housing charity Unipol, TDS Director of Customer Relations Ben Beadle said that despite being the biggest single cost of moving into rented accommodation, there is a “distinct lack of knowledge” amongst students when it comes to tenancy deposits.

4th September 2014 read more...

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Welsh Housing Act becomes law, and it's time to prepare for licensing

As promised, I can now give you the latest update on the Welsh Housing Bill.The Bill has now received royal assent. The Housing (Wales) Act, once implemented, 19th September 2014 read more...

Student tenant tips: Is your deposit protected?

The new term is approaching and the nation’s students are getting ready for the big move! Over the next few weeks we will be blogging advice for student 12th September 2014 read more...
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