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Read up on the latest and greatest news articles relating to the lettings and properties industry here. Check in regularly for further updates.

Read up on the latest and greatest news articles relating to the lettings and properties industry here. Check in regularly for further updates.

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Innovation in white paint makes property improvement easier for landlords

Landlords looking to spruce up their properties quickly and easily at tenant changeover time would be well advised to check out V33 Multi-Surface Renovation, the major new innovati...  more  

Rental growth in London tumbles in response to COVID-19

Average rents across the UK dipped by -0.3% in June, and by -0.8% in Q2, taking the annual growth in UK rents to +1.1%, down from +1.7% a year ago. However, a two-speed market has ...  more  

Thousands of private renters made homeless as pandemic unfolds, which Shelter warns is just the beginning...

Thousands of private renters made homeless as pandemic unfolds, which Shelter warns is just the beginning The government has released new figures on homelessness in England today.  more  

A digital future for housing management

Lee McDougall, Director at architecture and building consultancy practice AHR, discusses how housing estate management should turn towards data and digital modelling to drive effic...  more  

Robert Jenrick named housing secretary in cabinet reshuffle

Robert Jenrick has replaced James Brokenshire as the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government in Boris Johnson’s new cabinet.  more  

Innovative tenant-finding service from Houzen saves Build to Rent operators millions

As the UK’s rental sector changes, a new breed of innovators is supporting landlords to maximise the potential of their assets. Innovative build to rent revenue generation partner ...  more  

UK rents increase significantly for first time in two years, says The DPS

The UK experienced a sharp increase in average rent from £757 to £771 (1.79%) during the second quarter of 2019 according to the latest edition of The Deposit Protection Service (T...  more  

Women in Social Housing (WISH) becomes a community interest company

Women in Social Housing (WISH) was formed in London in 1998, as an informal group where women from the sector could share their experiences of working in a male-dominated environme...  more  

The demise of the rogue landlord: the growing professionalisation of property management is pushing out sub-standard ope...

The demise of the rogue landlord: the growing professionalisation of property management is pushing out sub-standard operators Trevor Youens, Managing Director Residential Solutio...  more  

Landmark report shows £4.9bn a year needed to deliver affordable homes for Londonersv

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has warned Government must take urgent action as a new report reveals the amount of grant funding required to deliver the affordable homes Londoner...  more