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What happened to the government’s energy efficiency help for renters?
Housing

What happened to the government’s energy efficiency help for renters?

Ministers had proposed higher energy efficiency standards by 2025 to help renters. But there has been no update for two years

Number of renters facing eviction at ‘highest level ever’
RENTING

Number of renters facing eviction at ‘highest level ever’

The government has been urged to “throw renters a lifeline” amid warning thousands of tenants will lose their homes this winter

What should you do if you receive an eviction notice?
Evictions

What should you do if you receive an eviction notice?

The impact of Covid has led to a surge in evictions. Here’s what to do if you receive an eviction notice and are left facing homelessness.

Landlords want to rebrand as ‘small housing providers’ because they feel ‘vilified’
Housing

Landlords want to rebrand as ‘small housing providers’ because they feel ‘vilified’

£10m Tenant Hardship Loan Fund coming this autumn to help Scottish renters
Housing

£10m Tenant Hardship Loan Fund coming this autumn to help Scottish renters

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Eviction ban extended until end of August to protect renters hit by Covid-19
Housing

Eviction ban extended until end of August to protect renters hit by Covid-19

Private renters are spending £11bn a year more than they can afford on rent
Housing

Private renters are spending £11bn a year more than they can afford on rent

Private renters who need a social home are skipping meals to get by
Housing

Private renters who need a social home are skipping meals to get by

Sadiq Khan is calling for the power to bring rents down in London
Housing

Sadiq Khan is calling for the power to bring rents down in London

Rightmove is following the crowd in banning ‘No DSS’ adverts
Housing

Rightmove is following the crowd in banning ‘No DSS’ adverts

Government to scrap ‘no-fault’ evictions to boost private renters
Housing

Government to scrap ‘no-fault’ evictions to boost private renters

Online property giant Zoopla is removing ‘No DSS’ from adverts on its sites
Housing

Online property giant Zoopla is removing ‘No DSS’ from adverts on its sites

MPs are considering scrapping the section 21 ‘no fault’ eviction law
Housing

MPs are considering scrapping the section 21 ‘no fault’ eviction law

Almost half of tenants face revenge eviction for complaining
Housing

Almost half of tenants face revenge eviction for complaining