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Landlords – Know your notice periods

?With so many changes over the last 18 months, landlords could be forgiven for getting confused about how much notice they have to give to their tenants if they would like to gain possession of their property.

Report: Encouraging private landlords to rent to DSS tenants

For many years now, rising rents have put enormous pressure on those in the rental market. This has increased their vulnerability, not only because landlords are more likely to cherry-pick tenants who can afford the highest rents, but also because of a shortage of social housing.

Helping Landlords’ Lockdown Finances

It has been another tough start to the year for everyone, including landlords, many of whom have tenants that are unable to pay their rent in full (or at all) due to COVID-19. With many already struggling to cope under the tighter restrictions in the UK, we have been looking into what advice and support is on offer to landlords who may not have explored their options yet.

New How to Rent Guide for Landlords and Tenants

Today (10 December 2020) MHCLG has published an updated version of the How to Rent Guide (England).

Report calls for reform of Universal Credit

Earlier this year, Caridon Landlord Solutions joined other industry experts in responding to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee’s inquiry into the economics of Universal Credit. Following this, a series of recommendations for an overhaul of Universal Credit have now been handed to the Department for Work and Pensions by the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee.

Housing Benefit Discrimination Ruled Unlawful

Under a landmark court case heard in York County Court on 1 July, a tenant challenged a letting agent for rejecting her application for a privately rented property on the basis of her being in receipt of housing benefit, and won her case.