High-rise student flats – what’s driving the developers’ latest craze? Wales Online

Will housing courts speed up tenant disputes for buy-to-let landlords? Simply Business

Welsh PRS may contract next year, warns trade body Letting Agent Today

Will transferring tenancy deposits shift the problem elsewhere? Property Reporter

Scottish landlords welcome adjustment to controversial UC roll-out Local Gov

Could landlords make more money renting their property through Airbnb? Simply Business

General News

Londoners Have Been Losing 40% of Their Salaries to Rent Bloomberg

UK rents fall amid property glut in south-east England The Guardian

Buy-to-let investors face new targets on energy efficiency The Telegraph

MPs lead inquiry into rogue landlords and selective licensing The Negotiator

Rent prices drop across England and Wales in all but 3 regions Property Industry Eye

Almost 1/3 of renters fear they will never own home Gazette Series

Yes, landlords do work to earn their rent. Here’s how Homes and Property

Call for crackdown on lack of gas safety checks in UK’s PRS Property Wire

If used wisely, rent controls do have their place Scotsman

Lettings regulation is not all good news for tenants Yorkshire Post

New rules for landlords just keep on coming Shropshire Star

Disrepair claims: a losing battle for landlords? 24 Housing


Poorly insulated homes may cost £1bn extra in energy bills The Guardian

‘Housing Court’ plan adopted 24 Housing 

RLA meets with Alok Sharma Development Finance Today 

Tories unveil new controls for private rental sector Letting Agent Today

Tenant and landlord groups take opposing views on Welsh lettings fees ban The Negotiator

New Conservative controls for the PRS  Property Tribes

Ban on letting agent fees charged to tenants branded ‘dangerous move’Property Industry Eye

UK government urged to follow Scotland’s lead to reduce rent arrearsLandlord Today

Airbnb’s Direct Impact On The Private Rental Sector Residential Landlord 

Corbyn pledges regeneration revolution on social housing Planning and Building Control Today 

General News

Will PRA buy-to-let changes spark rise in equity release?
 Financial Reporter

Edinburgh rents rise 40 per cent in seven years The Scotsman 

Build-to-rent booming as majority of Londoners predicted to be renters by 2025 Evening Standard 

20% of London rental properties now part of selective licensing The Negotiator

Rental round-up: A ‘bleak year ahead’ for tenants Moneywise

Buy-to-let beats the squeeze FT Adviser

1 in 20 UK rental properties do not yet meet minimum energy standardsProperty Wire