The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) said they were dismayed by Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement that she wished to extend the tenant eviction ban until the end of March 2021 despite this having to first be passed through the Scottish Parliament.
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The Mayor of London is causing needless fear for renters as he wrongly assumes that everyone in arrears due to COVID-19 is at threat of eviction.
The national body representing landlords has accused the Mayor of scaremongering when he claims that up to a quarter of tenants are in arrears and under threat of eviction.
The Green Homes Grant is a useless scheme for landlords.
1. It appears that tenants on benefits cannot apply for improvements to their rented properties.
2. It does not include upgrading boilers.
3. The Primary category is a financially unviable barrier to accessing the Secondary category.
During purchase, it has been my experience that many estate agents ask for financial details from buyers. I remember one particular South West agent int he 90’s tried to give us the mandatory “financial assessment” BS – ie show our tied mortgage agent all your cards.
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The housing market gained momentum in July as the recovery continued, according to the July 2020 RICS UK Residential Survey. Anecdotal evidence suggests the Stamp Duty holiday, introduced from the 8th July, is playing a significant role in lifting demand.
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Responding to a question yesterday from Patrick Harvie, MSP and Scottish Greens’ co-leader, Nicola Sturgeon confirmed tenants should not be evicted for falling into arrears due to financial difficulties caused by Covid-19 and that the ban on evictions should be extended to March 2021.
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Loans to pay off rent arrears built during the Covid -19 pandemic will now be available to tenants in Wales following a campaign by the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA).
The new £8 million Tenant Saver Loan scheme
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The Welsh Government has provided a package of support to make sure as many people as possible facing financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic remain in their private rented homes, sustaining tenancies and avoiding eviction due to rent arrears.
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