Right to Rent is now in force across England but even before that happened, immigration issues were causing problems for landlords. Read how a joint raid by council and immigration officers dropped one landlord in hot water.
A crowdfunding campaign by buy-to-let figures Chris Cooper and Steve Bolton has quickly reached its initial funding goals in a matter of days. The fund is to be used to force a judicial review of the Chancellor's proposals to prevent landlords claiming mortgage interest against tax.
While the government backs away implementing from a consistent landlord registration and licensing scheme across England, local councils are bridging the gap with their own piecemeal solutions, without any control over pricing, requirements or transparency. Is this a good idea? Would a national scheme be better than a succession of disparate schemes?