Consumer rights group calls for reforms

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Which? has issued a report on the private rented sector calling for various reforms. These include: National landlord registration An independent regulator for privated rented housing Reforms to improve tenant security and rules around repossession A review of tenancy agreements A better dispute resolution scheme. These findings were based partly on an undercover investigation into […]

Preventing Homelessness

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Post from the Early Intervention team at Brighton and Hove City Council When does homelessness really start? Often we associate homelessness with living on the street or ‘sofa surfing’ which is when people are without a formal tenancy and live, day to day in different places, relying commonly on friends or family to ‘put them […]

When Disaster Strikes

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Post by Gary Waller, Local Landlord, Chairman of the Brighton and Hove Branch of iHowZ, Formerly the Southern Landlord Association The housing stock in Brighton and Hove is mainly pre war, and that is not the second world war but the first world war. Most of my rental stock of terraced houses in the centre of Brighton was […]