A new building safety regime – at last!
It’s been a long time coming but today we finally know the detail of the Building Safety Bill. The proposed legislation is the result of a huge amount of work by the property and construction industries towards a new building safety regime for high-rise residential b...Read More
How Ringley is taking a tech-driven approach to renting
This week, we’re delighted to announce that we’ve been appointed by Rise Homes to oversee the launch and lease-up of their £15M Greyfriars build to rent development in Coventry. We will also be taking care of recruiting on-site staff, administering rent collection an...Read More
Need repairs? Help is at hand
There’s now a new way for private tenants to work out whether or not their landlord is responsible for repairs to their rented homes. The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has got together with the Ministry of Justice to develop a new onl...Read More
Good news on ground rents
Good news for leaseholders is a bit thin on the ground at the moment. But the announcement that, finally, some action is being taken on unfair ground rents is cause for celebration.The Competition and Markets Authority confirmed yesterday that Aviva and Persimmon are...Read More
Is RTM right for your block?
Ringley is in the news today with an exciting announcement – we are thrilled to now be working with the UK’s biggest Right to Manage company, which will pay to use our operating systems as a franchisee client. We have designed and built our own in-house operating sy...Read More
How property managers are looking for solutions to the cladding crisis
Earlier this week a national newspaper flagged up managing agents as part of the problem, rather than part of the solution to the cladding crisis. We think this is unfair. In any industry there are practitioners who do not work in the best interests of their customer...Read More
Why the 'polluter pays' principle should be applied to cladding
Today is the fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower Fire and for many leaseholders the repercussions of the tragedy have been life-changing. Facing government inaction on funding fire safety remediation in their blocks, flat owners have now taken matters into their...Read More
Shining a light on energy efficiency changes
If you’re a landlord who wants to improve your rental properties but are wondering whether or not you will be able to access energy efficiency funding from your local authority now that the Green Homes Grant has been discontinued, some research from Rightmove should ...Read More
Are PEEPs the best way to keep vulnerable residents safe?
Of the 37 disabled residents classed as ‘vulnerable’ who were living in Grenfell Tower in 2017, 15 died in the fire that broke out on the night of 14 June. That is a shocking statistic and one that caused the Grenfell Inquiry to recommend that Personal Emergency Evac...Read More
Evictions ban ends - but what happens now?
Landlords with tenants in arrears and renters who are unable to pay their rent will be aware that the ban on evictions that has been in place throughout the pandemic, came to an end on Tuesday.Estimates of how many people find themselves in rental debt differ wildly,...Read More
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