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All the latest news and updates trending in the national or international press right now, looking at the most topical aspects affecting the housing market.

no-fault evictions
Trending News
Eleanor Harvey

What does the ban on ‘no-fault evictions’ mean for the PRS?

Last week the long-anticipated Renters Reform Bill White Paper was published, solidifying the government’s plan to end no-fault evictions, among other proposals. With around 13 million people in the UK currently renting from a private

John Lewis build-to-rent
Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

First John Lewis build-to-rent homes will be in Reading and London

Retail giant John Lewis is shifting its focus towards developing homes for the burgeoning build-to-rent sector, and its first three locations have been revealed. The build-to-rent sector has been going from strength to strength in

landlord grants EPC
Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

Boost your EPC: what landlord grants are available?

Thousands of properties in the private rented sector may need to be retrofitted to meet new EPC standards, but there are some landlord grants available. Property agent membership body Propertymark has recently urged letting agents

landlords EPC
Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

Landlords now avoiding older properties in favour of top EPCs

While the deadline on new minimum EPC ratings for landlords is still unclear, some are already changing their behaviour in preparation for what’s to come. Newer homes are generally more energy-efficient, and with that comes


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