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Thousands of landlords will now have tenants on Universal Credit

Universal Credit has had its problems and of course now it is going to be under an enormous amount of strain with almost one million people signing on in the last two weeks since...

Council rent-free weeks 2020: When are the rent-free weeks?

COUNCILS offer a policy of rent-free weeks to assist renters with their housing costs, but when exactly are the rent-free weeks? Click here to read the original content Author: Legal Notice: This content does not belong...

Ministers urge councils to ‘cut landlords some slack’ with selective licensing

Guidance just out from the Ministry of Housing says councils in particular should take the crisis into account when chasing select licensing fee payments and concentrate on protecting vulnerable tenants. Local councils trying to...

BREAKING: Petition with 102,000 signature calls for all rent to be suspended

One of the UK’s largest tenants’ unions, which is behind the petition, has written to Boris Johnson calling for all rent payments to cease in order to protect tenants during the crisis. Unsympathetic landlords...

how Londoners are connecting with neighbours and building micro communities during lockdown

There's strength in numbers as communities come together and volunteer armies reach out across London. Click here to read the original content Author: Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property Group Limited or...

How Londoners are building micro communities amid Covid-19 lockdown

There's strength in numbers as communities come together and volunteer armies reach out across London. Click here to read the original content Author: Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property Group Limited or...

This London renovation is a lesson in how to maximise natural light

Max Taylor's father advised him to live in his tired Victorian terrace house for a year before gutting and extending it, to learn how changing natural light catches it from spring through to winter. Click...

Blackstone catches a cold in Spain…

Rent holidays: Private equity fund Blackstone, said to be the world’s biggest private landlord, is in for some pain in Spain as the coronavirus effect falls out. Along side other private equity groups, including...

Snoop Dogg has made a website for cannabis users called Merry Jane

Click here to read the original content Author: Helena Horton Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property Group Limited or any of our subsidiaries unless otherwise stated and we are not affiliated with...

SoftBank walks away from $3bn WeWork shares purchase

SoftBank has walked away from buying $3bn (£2.4bn) of WeWork stock. Click here to read the original content Author: Legal Notice: This content does not belong to Midlands Property Group Limited or any of our subsidiaries...

The paint suppliers still making home deliveries during the lockdown

Spend the lockdown giving your home a whole new look. We find the brands where you can still order paint and decorating supplies. Click here to read the original content Author: Legal Notice: This content does...

Ultimate guide to the Coronavirus pandemic for landlords

Landlords have been inundating the Hamilton Fraser family of businesses with requests for key guidance and advice about Coronavirus and the related changes in law, regulations and market conditions it has driven. Here we...

Rent stopped? Here’s how to help a tenant access Universal Credit

Good tenants don’t become bad tenants overnight and, where the cause of their delay or failure to pay rent is a genuine lack of cash, landlords should help them access the Universal Credit system....

Landlords need to understand Universal Credit as tenants sign on

As The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) grapples with nearly one million new claimants applying for Universal Credit following the outbreak of COVID-19, Caridon Landlord Solutions, part of Caridon Group, says landlords should...

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