Under the skin of the letting market
Here we share news and views on both the local letting market in & around Oxfordshire and all planned and recent legislation.
Category Archives: Govt policy & legislation
Frank Webster, Director, appeared on BBC Oxford’s Drive Time show yesterday to comment on the latest news regarding Houses in Multiple Occupancy. You can listen again until 16th August, or alternatively you can read more below.
Chris Huhne MP is in the news quite a lot at the moment, most of it not regarding something potentially quite important for landlords: the Green Deal.
We went to a meeting with Oxford City Council yesterday about HMOs. There was no major news as such since most developments were announced before Xmas, but here are some notes:
You may have read quite a bit about the new Localism Bill over the past few months. First, some background: It has been relatively high profile since in July 2010 the new coalition Government ripped the South East Plan and …
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Flick through this blog and you’ll find several pieces arguing that the letting industry needs to be regulated.
A story appears today in the Telegraph stating that Chris Huhne is going to pass legislation to make it compulsory for landlords to pay to install insulation in their properties.