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Telegraph article featuring ALLWESSEX committee member

Filed in Landlords by on 21st June, 2022 0 Comments
Telegraph article featuring ALLWESSEX committee member

Dorian Hardacre, committee member for ALLWESSEX, has had comments published in an article in The Telegraph. This was in response to the government’s white paper. ALLWESSEX is pleased that such a well respected news source has published information that exposes the government’s drive to win votes while at the same time having little or no […]

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Will it really be “A fairer private rented sector”?

Filed in Landlords by on 16th June, 2022 0 Comments
Will it really be “A fairer private rented sector”?

The long awaited government white paper has been published today, 16 June. It contains a raft of proposed measures that bear down on landlords, so is it really a fairer system or simply government looking for votes and bending to those that shout the loudest? There are plenty of newspapers commenting on it on the […]

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Last call!! – The Bristol anti landlord brigade are at it again!

Filed in Landlords by on 14th March, 2022 0 Comments
Last call!! – The Bristol anti landlord brigade are  at it again!

March 23rd Zoom meeting 18.30-20.00 “Bristol’s broken renting system – reform or transform?” led by Labour Housing lead Tom Renhard and Thangham Debonnaire MP. You’ll need to register to put the landlord perspective. Click here to register.

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Marvin’s big idea – rent capping – or is it a flight of fancy?

Filed in Landlords by on 28th February, 2022 0 Comments
Marvin’s big idea – rent capping – or is it a flight of fancy?

Marvin Rees wants to bring in rent capping in Bristol to help renters. This has been tried before but a scandinavian economist said that the best way to destroy a city after carpet bombing is to introduce rent controls! He is holding a “Renters Summit” on 2 March. It sounds grand but all it can […]

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“News from the Gove”

Filed in Breaking News, Landlords by on 15th February, 2022 0 Comments
“News from the Gove”

The government will announce a plan that for the first time ever, all homes in the Private Rented Sector will have to meet a minimum standard – the Decent Homes Standard. Section 21 ‘no fault’ evictions will further be abolished, ending the unfair situation where renters can be kicked out of their homes for no […]

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Looking Forward……….

Filed in Landlords by on 12th July, 2021 0 Comments
Looking Forward……….

From Rob Crawford, Chairman for the Association of Local Landlords (Wessex) 12th July 2021 It’s been some time now since we held our last members meeting in January 2020.  We hope that you have managed to negotiate yourselves positively through these challenging times, without any significant detriment to you rental business. Once we have received […]

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Bristol Additional & Selective Licensing Consultation

Filed in Breaking News, Bristol, Landlords by on 18th March, 2021 0 Comments
Bristol Additional & Selective Licensing Consultation

Bristol City Council (BCC) have recently announced their intention to introduce additional and selective licensing in the Brislington West, Bedminster and Horfield areas. The consultation impacts properties let as small HMO’s (occupied by three or more unrelated tenants living together and sharing facilities) and properties occupied by one or two tenants or a family that […]

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Easing of External Wall System Fire Safety Checks

Filed in Landlords by on 13th November, 2020 0 Comments
Easing of External Wall System Fire Safety Checks

External Wall System Fire Safety Checks 17 November 2020 update – since writing this news article both the Government and RICS have eased the requirement of the EWS1 form assessment. In summary, unless the property has cladding, there is now no need for an EWS1 certificate. However, mortgage lenders are criticising this easement and may […]

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Possession and Eviction in the Covid-19 Environment!

Filed in Bath, Bristol, Landlords by on 26th March, 2020 1 Comment
Possession and Eviction in the Covid-19 Environment!

Updated 23rd Sept 2020 If you are one of the unfortunate landlords with tenants who you wish to seek possession from due to rent arrears or anti-social behaviour, We strongly sympathise with you. The process is now quite complicated and subject to change to suit the perceived requirements of the Covid-19 environment. The new regulations […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Useful Info for Landlords

Filed in Bath, Bristol, Landlords by on 23rd March, 2020 2 Comments
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Useful Info for Landlords

We have collated a number of links and some general information to help landlords keep on top of the Coronavirus situation. Hopefully, you will find this page of use during these challenging and sad times. News 5 June 2020 ref extension of eviction ban: After weeks of pressure from tenant campaigning groups to extend the […]

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