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Here we share news and views on both the local letting market in & around Oxfordshire and all planned and recent legislation.


Category Archives: Commons Select Committee and PRS

Property Intelligence 2014

Set at the heart of the city at the Saïd Business School, a crowd of more than 150 existing clients and local investors were welcomed yesterday evening to Property Intelligence 2014. Aiming to provide insight, the event took a look …
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CSC misses an opportunity to fully regulate letting agencies

As you know we’ve been following the Commons Select Committee investigation into the Private Rental Sector. It has just released its report and you can find the link here. If you’re pushed for time you could go straight to the …
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Commons Select Committee – Rental Caps & Private Rented Sector Growth

The Commons Select Committee’s investigation into the Private Rental Sector has progressed further with another meeting on 15th May. In this meeting the Committee spoke to Councillors about rent cap, the rural PRS, licensing, tenancy length and the growth of …
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Commons Select Committee PRS – Educating tenants, HMOs and Licensing

The Commons Select Committee’s investigation into the Private Rental Sector has progressed further with another meeting on 13th May. In this meeting the Committee discussed supporting and educating tenants about their rights and housing benefits, longer tenancies, licensing and self …
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CSC PRS – Institutional Investment & Longer Contracts

The Commons Select Committee’s investigation into the Private Rental Sector has progressed further with another meeting on 8th May. In this meeting the Committee discussed the introduction of large scale institutionalised investment into the PRS, longer tenures, the German PRS …
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Commons Select Committee PRS – Landlord and Local Authorities

The Commons Select Committee’s investigation into the Private Rental Sector has progressed further with another meeting on 25th March. In this meeting the Committee were primarily focused on landlords and the local authorities’ involvement in the PRS. One topic of …
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Commons Select Committee PRS – Organisations, Agency Fees and ARLA

After being present for the first Commons Select Committee Witness Session on the Private Rental Sector, we thought it was best if we went back for an update. This Committee meeting was a continuation of the one which we were …
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