Private sector housing news updates

The latest news updates from around the sector in date order.

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pdf Current File size: 389KB Published Date: 19/04/2017
pdf Current The housing white paper was published on Tuesday 7 February 2017 to a mixed reception. Certainly there was widespread support for the government’s analysis of the problems facing the housing sector in England. File size: 508KB Published Date: 08/03/2017
pdf Current On Thursday 15 September the government announced its proposals for the future funding of supported housing. It has averted the imminent disaster of the closure of projects. But has it merely delayed difficult decisions over the future of the sector? File size: 311KB Published Date: 22/09/2016
pdf Current Although much of the focus in the Housing and Planning Bill is on starter homes and Pay to Stay, the government has also made amendments on private renting, including changes to the Immigration Bill in relation to right to rent. File size: 98KB Published Date: 03/05/2016
pdf Current A reoccurring theme over the last few weeks is that the build to rent sector is maturing. There has been a significant increase in the scale of institutional investment over the last few months as well as many guides on where to and how to invest! File size: 125KB Published Date: 19/04/2016
pdf Current The main issue over the last week has been the Bank of England's recommendations to tackle the boom in Buy to Let. Opinion has gelled around two opposing viewpoints – ‘too little and too late’ and ‘unnecessary and premature’. File size: 91KB Published Date: 05/04/2016
pdf Current The major debating point from the Budget for the Private Rented Sector is whether the decision by the government not to exempt large investors from the higher rate of stamp duty will deter further build to rent schemes! File size: 99KB Published Date: 22/03/2016
pdf Current There continues to be considerable coverage on the uncertain prospects for buy to let with the Bank of England maintaining its position of concern about the impact of the sector on financial stability in the housing market. Will the Budget on 16 March include new proposals to address this issue? File size: 86KB Published Date: 08/03/2016
pdf Current The latest news and policy update covers the issues from the past week or so collated in to an easy to read summary. File size: 94KB Published Date: 23/02/2016
pdf Current We've pulled together the key issues and hot topics affecting the Private Rented Sector into this easy to read update. File size: 95KB Published Date: 09/02/2016
pdf Current We've pulled together the key issues and hot topics affecting the Private Rented Sector into this easy to read update. File size: 82KB Published Date: 26/01/2016
pdf Current We've collected the latest PRS news and useful reports from the last couple of weeks in to a time-saving easy read summary. File size: 91KB Published Date: 12/01/2016
pdf Current This is the last PRS news and policy update for 2015 and it covers all the issues from the past week or so. File size: 92KB Published Date: 22/12/2015
pdf Current We've pulled together the key issues and hot topics affecting the Private Rented Sector into this easy to read update. File size: 119KB Published Date: 08/12/2015
pdf Current This year has witnessed considerable legislative and regulatory change in the Private Rented Sector (PRS), initiated first by the coalition government and latterly by the Conservative government elected in May. File size: 285KB Published Date: 24/11/2015
pdf Current We've pulled together the key issues and hot topics affecting the Private Rented Sector into this easy to read update. File size: 92KB Published Date: 24/11/2015
pdf Current We have collated all the latest policy announcements and news from the Private Rented Sector into one easy to read summary. File size: 123KB Published Date: 10/11/2015
pdf Current We have collated all the latest policy announcements and news from the Private Rented Sector into one easy to read summary. File size: 89KB Published Date: 27/10/2015
pdf Current We have collated all the latest policy announcements and news from the Private Rented Sector into one easy to read summary. File size: 114KB Published Date: 13/10/2015
pdf Current We have collated all the latest policy announcements and news from the Private Rented Sector into one easy to read summary. File size: 131KB Published Date: 29/09/2015
pdf Current This review, from Lead Associate Roger Jarman, complements our regular SEN newsletters by covering in more detail the key issues facing the PRS. In these periodic reviews we focus particularly on legislative and regulatory issues affecting the PRS. File size: 220KB Published Date: 25/09/2015
pdf Current We have collated all the latest policy announcements and news from the Private Rented Sector into one easy to read summary. File size: 109KB Published Date: 15/09/2015
pdf Current We have collated all the latest policy announcements and news from the Private Rented Sector into one easy to read summary. File size: 117KB Published Date: 01/09/2015
pdf Current The latest policy announcements and news coming from the private rented sector have been collated into one place in this at-a-glance summary. File size: 123KB Published Date: 18/08/2015
pdf Current There has still been a fair degree of activity on private rented sector issues despite it being the peak summer holiday weeks of the year. Here’s the compound of the news and policy announcements. File size: 124KB Published Date: 04/08/2015
pdf Current The latest news items and announcements in relation to the private rented sector have been collated into this easy-read digest. File size: 90KB Published Date: 21/07/2015
pdf Current The latest news and policy announcements from the private rented sector have been collated into this at-a-glance summary. File size: 113KB Published Date: 07/07/2015
pdf Current This new post-election research for the Strategic Excellence Network looks at what approaches landlords will adopt when, or if, working with the PRS over the next five years. File size: 442KB Published Date: 07/07/2015
pdf Current Here’s the latest digest of the key policy and news announcements in respect of the private rented sector. File size: 110KB Published Date: 23/06/2015
pdf Current In the first PRS news and policy update since the Queen’s Speech opened the new session of Parliament, here’s a first scan of the latest key policy developments and news announcements. File size: 113KB Published Date: 09/06/2015
pdf Current We now know - barring a seismic Parliamentary event - that the UK will have a Conservative majority Government until May 2020. This suggests that the direction of housing policy will largely remain unchanged for five years. File size: 145KB Published Date: 27/05/2015
pdf Current As the month of May draws to a close, here’s the latest digest of the most recent key Private Rented Sector news and policy announcements. File size: 116KB Published Date: 26/05/2015
pdf Current In the aftermath of last Thursday, here is the latest digest of the key private rented sector news and policy announcements in and around the time of the election. File size: 136KB Published Date: 11/05/2015
pdf Current As we move into a new financial year, and with the election looming, in the first of a quarterly series Strategic Excellence Network Associate Roger Jarman looks at the significant announcements and legislative issues from across the PRS which had some impact on the first months of 2015. File size: 343KB Published Date: 30/04/2015
pdf Current The latest digest of all of the key policy release and news announcements shows that one of the key themes is how private landlords are benefitting from the housing supply crisis. File size: 112KB Published Date: 28/04/2015
pdf Current This week’s update captures the plethora of last minute announcements by the coalition government before the end of the Parliamentary session, such as new rules on licensing, institutional investment, and the Deregulation Act. File size: 122KB Published Date: 14/04/2015
pdf Current SEN private rented sector news and policy update 06/2015 File size: 155KB Published Date: 24/03/2015
pdf Current There has been considerable debate over the last few weeks on the policy balance between landlords and tenants. There has also been a number of announcements on institutional investment and build to let. File size: 110KB Published Date: 10/03/2015
pdf Current There has been a focus on institutional investment and deregulation recently. Here’s the latest summary of the key announcements and policy issues from the private rented sector over the past week or so. File size: 130KB Published Date: 24/02/2015
pdf Current There has been a significant emphasis on attracting institutional investment and also the forthcoming attempt in the House of Lords to amend the Deregulation Bill to tackle revenge evictions recently. Here’s a summary of the latest developments and policy announcements over the past week or so. File size: 128KB Published Date: 10/02/2015
pdf Current The latest developments across the private rented sector have been collated in this latest update. File size: 95KB Published Date: 27/01/2015
pdf Current There is certain to be a focus in the media on the prospects for the private rented sector over the next twelve months. There also continues to be a tension between the cost of private renting for households and the importance of rental growth for investors and landlords. Here’s the first news and policy update for 2015 to set the ball rolling. File size: 110KB Published Date: 13/01/2015
pdf Current In the final SEN update of 2014, all of the latest policy issues and announcements relating to the private rented sector have been collated into this summary. File size: 124KB Published Date: 16/12/2014
pdf Current The latest policy announcements from the Private Rented Sector in the lead in to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement have been collated into this easy-read summary. File size: 111KB Published Date: 02/12/2014
pdf Current There have been a few different announcements across the sector relating to private rents, so the latest are all collated into this easy-read summary. File size: 101KB Published Date: 18/11/2014
pdf Current The latest announcements and issues in the headlines as we reach the start of November have been collated into this week’s at-a-glance summary. File size: 123KB Published Date: 04/11/2014
pdf Current The latest issues and announcements from the private rented sector have been collated into this week’s update. File size: 108KB Published Date: 21/10/2014
pdf Current As we move into October, the latest announcements and issues in the headlines from the private rented sector are collated into this update. File size: 85KB Published Date: 07/10/2014
pdf Current Here is the latest digest of the key announcements and news items from the private rented sector over the past week or so. File size: 116KB Published Date: 23/09/2014
pdf Current As we move towards the middle of the month, here’s the latest digest of all the key issues in respect of the private rented sector. File size: 113KB Published Date: 09/09/2014
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