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Mortgageintroducer
Mabringley

18/09/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Mortgage Introducer

Labour warns that government must act now to protect renters

The Labour Party has called on the government to extend the evictions ban, which is due to end on Sunday 20 September, to avoid a homelessness crisis this winter. Shadow Housing Secretary Thangam Debbonaire accused the government of “prioritising reopening old wou...

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City am
Mabringley

17/09/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/City AM

Debate: Should Sadiq Khan be allowed to freeze London rents for the next two years?

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan yesterday said that rents should be frozen in London to prevent a predicted wave of evictions caused by Covid-19. He called for new powers to prevent any rent increases for two years in the capital, warning that half a million people cou...

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Landlordtoday
Mabringley

17/09/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Landlord Today

A rent freeze is quite simply ‘another type of rent control’

Sadiq Khan’s proposal to introduce rent controls in London risks reducing the number of private homes available for rent, as landlords look to exit the private rented sector. The mayor of London has once called on the government to hand him extra powers so he can...

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Propertyreporter
Propertyreporter

17/09/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Reporter

NRLA slams London rent controls as 'disastrous'

Proposals by the Mayor of London for rent controls in the capital would be a disaster for tenants, driving landlords away from the capital, limiting the availability and quality of rental properties and, ultimately, increasing rents. As Sadiq Khan once again seeks...

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London post logo
Mabringley

16/09/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/London Post

Freeze rents in London to avert mass evictions, urges Sadiq Khan

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan is calling for a rent freeze to avoid mass evictions. Mr Khan wants new powers to prevent any rent increases for two years and has warned that half a million Londoners could face eviction because of arrears accrued during lockdown. ...

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Westwaleschronicle
Mabringley

16/09/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/West Wales Chroncile

Freeze rents in London to avert mass evictions, urges Sadiq Khan

Mary-Anne Bowring, group managing director at Ringley and creator of automated lettings platform, PlanetRent comments: “A rent freeze is just another type of rent control and will have exactly the same effect: reduced investment into the rental marketing, reducin...

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Landlordtoday
Mabringley

15/09/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Landlord Today

Tenant evictions will not be enforced in areas subject to local lockdowns

Many renters have welcomed the government's latest announcement around protecting tenants from eviction over the winter period, but tenants and landlords should continue to work together in what is a difficult time for everybody, according to Mary-Anne Bowring, group...

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Mabringley

15/09/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/World News

Evictions in England and Wales will see a truce for tenants over Christmas

The Government has provided a further update regarding legislation for private rental sector possession cases in England and Wales. Once the ban is lifted and cases are yet again heard from evictions by bailiffs will be suspended in locked-down areas and over Christ...

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Landlordnews

14/09/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Landlord News

Evictions in England and Wales will see a ‘truce’ for tenants over Christmas

The Government has provided a further update regarding legislation for private rental sector possession cases in England and Wales. Once the ban is lifted and cases are yet again heard from evictions by bailiffs will be suspended in locked-down areas and over Christ...

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Informationage
Mabringley

10/09/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Information Age

Ringley Group launches automated lettings platform PlanetRent

PlanetRent from Ringley Group looks to reduce the time and money letting agents spend on administrative and governance tasks. Agents and landlords can face fines of up to £20,000 due to incorrect governance practices such as incomplete documentation, but automatin...

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