landlords

Labour Pledges £20m To Help Fund New Renters’ Unions And Give Tenants More Power

Labour has pledged to invest £20m into setting up renters’ unions, intending to support to millions of private tenants across England. In a recent paper, the Institute for Public Policy Research recommended the creation of a nationwide renters’ union and said England could learn lesson from Germany in terms of tenancy security, controls on cost, and tenant representation. The commitment, which […]

Government Plans On Minimum Tenancy Duration

The Government have announced plans to introduce a minimum tenancy term of three years. This is a government proposal to give people renting homes in England more security. Figures show 80% of tenants currently have contracts of six or 12 months and ministers say longer agreements would allow them to put down more roots. Under this new legislation, tenants would […]