Tonight’s edition of BBC Panorama will investigate the Section 21 evictions process, also known as ‘no-fault evictions’. The show – ‘Evicted for No Reason‘ – will focus on whether tenants need more protection from the evictions process. A Section 21 Notice allows landlords to regain possession of their property at the end of a fixed term or during a periodic tenancy.

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Last winter saw a record number of claims for faulty boilers according to new analysis by landlord insurer Direct Line for Business. Claims rose 5.2% last year compared to the winter of 2015/16. The volume of claims for faulty boilers has been consistently increasing for the last five years.

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I must say, this is one of the best articles I’ve read in a while. A genuine challenge to “fake news” as President Trump would call it! According to a report published on the 30th, new research carried out among more than 2,000 UK adults by SPCE has revealed the challenges faced by Generation Rent when attempting to claim back their deposit.

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Ask the average Brit (83% of them to be truthful) how much land is densely built on and the answer you will get is “about half”. The real statistic comes from a report by Professor Alasdair Rae, of the University of Sheffield A Land Cover Atlas of the United Kingdom which was published in November 2017 using Corine Land Cover data from 2012.

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