Labour the party of home ownership?

Before the Labour Party conference, Lucy Powell, Shadow housing secretary said: “Labour is the party of homeownership, the Tories are the party of speculators and developers. They treat housing as a commodity, not the bedrock of stable lives and life chances.”

Labour has announced plans to:

Give councils powers to force landowners to sell vacant sites to build new housing at lower prices than the compulsory purchase system currently allows.

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Local council is offering to lease my flats?

Hi everyone, My local council is offering to lease my flats on an interim lease agreement, whereby they would use the properties as temporary accommodation for households owed a duty under S188 or S193 of the Homelessness Reduction Act.

Can I ask if anyone has done this with their properties and let them out on this basis?

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Bank Base Rate held at 0.1% as Inflationary factors considered to be transient

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously to maintain Bank Rate at 0.1% and by a majority of 7-2 to continue with its existing programme of Quantitative Easing.

CPI inflation was projected to rise temporarily in the near term

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Planners error lands council in court – Your proposal is whack!

Planners Error Lands Them in COURT! What steps you can take if you have a planning refusal

Linda and I discuss a bizarre mix-up ‘Your proposal is whack’: Chaos as ‘junior worker’ who thought he was testing a dummy council website rejects and approves REAL planning applications with BONKERS reasons such as an approval with the condition Incy Wincy Spider

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The Launch of Self-Regulation Within The Property Education Sector

The Property Investors Bureau is pleased to have hosted its first physical event for the Property Educators Accreditation Scheme’s members and key stakeholders.

It was a launch event held at the prestigious Hamilton Fraser offices on 22nd of September and was attended by influential figureheads from within the property investment industry.

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Welsh government extends 6 months notice to 31st December 2021

The Minister for Climate Change has confirmed the regulations under paragraphs 1(2) and 14(1) of Schedule 29 to the 2020 Act have been extended until 31 December 2021.

Six months’ notice is required for notices served in respect of all protected tenancies;

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The Energy Price Crisis and what this means for Property Investors

The Collective, the world’s LARGEST HMO, is going into administration despite a rent roll of £550,000 per month and Energy costs are likely to quadruple!

Join Andrew Roberts and me, as we have some solutions for savvy property investors to help mitigate the increase in energy prices.

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The Telegraph needs help from investors

Hello, my name’s Melissa Lawford, I’m the property correspondent at The Telegraph. I’m writing an article about how the pandemic has reshaped the market and has created new investment opportunities in different places. I’m keen to talk to landlords who have recently invested or are planning to invest

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Treat us fairly

Following Michael Gove‘s appointment as Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities the property industry is still considering how warmly to receive the new postholder. A new survey from LettingaProperty.com has revealed precisely what those in the property sector think of the new appointment

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Lloyds Banking Group aims to become the UK’s largest private landlord hedging against inflation

Lloyds Banking Group has launched a new brand, Citra Living, through which to pursue its aim of becoming the UK’s largest private landlord. The banking giant plans to purchase 50,000 properties over the coming decade. What can we tell from this?

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