Councillors are ready to roll licensing for small shared houses across most of Tottenham after running a pilot scheme.
Haringey Council proposes to crackdown on antisocial behaviour, parking and rubbish problems after complaints in several neighbourhoods.
The additional lic
Property pensions are the main retirement saving option for homeowners approaching retirement, according to new research.
Nearly half of over 50s believe they can unlock cash to help fund their retirement by downsizing, while another 17% are relying on equity release to boost
Student landlords are urged to license their homes to rent or face prosecution in a crackdown by Liverpool City Council.
Two landlords have faced Liverpool magistrates after complaints from students about the standards of their homes.
Louis Silverbeck, 68, of Queens Drive,
Buy to let rents are continuing the surge upwards by rising for the fifth consecutive month to a new peak of an average £734 per month in August.
Rent arrears fell for the first time in three months, with 9% of total rents late or unpaid as rents climbed by 1.2% from July.
Shared house landlords in Plymouth need to apply for planning permission to open new houses in multiple occupation after the council has taken on new powers.
Property investors setting up a small HMO - a shared house for three to five unrelated tenants sharing cooking or washi
A shake up of the way the government delivers housing market statistics will see the
launch of a new private rental index for the UK.
A two-year inquiry has finally delivered recommendations for revamping housing market statistics.
The new buy to let rent index will launc
Campaigners against opening more shared homes for students in a university city have lost two major planning battles.
Leeds planners were lobbied by Liberal Democrat MP Greg Mulholland, the Leeds HMO Lobby and local councillor Martin Hamilton to vote against the developments,
A block of flats was evacuated and a young girl spent the night in hospital after dangerous carbon monoxide gas escaped from a faulty boiler in a rented flat.
The eight-year-old and her parents were treated in hospital after the gas escape triggered an alarm in the flat above
A landlord was left £100,000 out of pocket after a fire badly damaged a block of flats he rented out - and he discovered his insurance did not cover the costs of his claim.
The landlord had failed to update the rebuild cost of the flats on his buildings insurance for some yea
The government has set up a special £2 million fund to compensate students for losing advance rent and deposits as a result of London Metropolitan University losing a licence to sponsor students from outside Europe.
Universities Minister David Willetts is giving the students
Student landlords in one university town can be forgiven for wondering whether they are investors or run a business.
Councillors in Warwick want to charge student landlords and other landlords letting out shared houses extra for collecting rubbish.
They have voted to charge
Landlords are turning from the long-time favourite of terraced house investment to flats and semi-detached homes, according to a market survey.
Research by specialist landlord lender Paragon Mortgages shows flats are vying with terraced homes as the main target for investors p
Landlord campaigners are asking property investors to tip them off about local councils that might be illegally analysing council tax data to identify houses in multiple occupation.
One case is already before the Information Commissioner - the body that polices breaches of the
Thousands fall victim every year to carbon monoxide poisoning from unsafe gas boilers, cookers or fires - and in many cases the problems are easily rectified with regular maintenance of appliances.
Landlords cutting costs by failing to make sure their gas appliances are servic
Landlords running unlicensed shared homes triggered 30 complaints last year, according to a snapshot of the private rental sector compiled by York City Council.
The report looks at complaints handled by the council about buy to let homes and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs
Places in university halls are running out in one university city and pushing up rents as subsidised foreign students flock to let private shared houses nearest the campus.
Landlords and letting agents in Sheffield report Chinese students are keen to pay up to £1,000 for place