Week ending 29/04/2016

Homeowner surveys reveals strong support for stamp duty hike on buy-to-let purchases Housing Excellence (22/04/2016)

Multi-millionaire property investor will give away £110K Manchester flat in protest at Osborne’s stamp duty tax increase Mail Online (22/04/2016)

Buy-to-let mortgages: Major lenders say they have no plans to tighten affordability rules International Business Times UK (23/04/2016)

Right to Rent Guidelines to be amended  Landlordzone (25/04/2016)

Opinion: Dealing with rogue landlords 24Dash.com (25/04/2016)

More rent than pay a mortgage: the Tory dream for London has crashed and burned The Guardian (26/04/2016)

Soaring housing costs equivalent to 10pc income tax hike
The Telegraph (26/04/2016)

Housing Bill should also include rogue tenants list, says AIIC
Landlord Today (26/04/2016)

Another estate agency warns that EU vote uncertainties will lead to slowdown in the UK housing market Mail on Sunday  (26/04/2016)

HMO Market Set to Boom, but How are They Valued?
Landlord News  (26/04/2016)

We Interviewed (Almost) All The London Mayoral Candidates To Find Out Which One We’d Actually Vote For The Debrief  (26/04/2016)

Landlords up the ante in battle with HMRC Landlordzone  (27/04/2016)

Londoners take to Twitter to shame landlords over ‘rip-off’ rents
Evening Standard (27/04/2016)

Here are six possible solutions to Britain’s housing crisis
CityMetric (27/04/2016)

Landlords combat tax changes as they shift from investing to upgradingProperty Reporter (27/04/2016)

Wealthy can shrug off ‘tax’ of rising housing costs but ‘squeezed middle’ hit hardest, says thinktank Housing Excellence (27/04/2016)

Which London Mayor Candidate is Best for the Housing Market?
Landlord News (27/04/2016)

Number of empty homes at lowest level since records began 
24Dash.com (28/04/2016)

Race to the bottom for low income tenants as gap between rents and local housing allowance widens Housing Excellence (28/04/2016)

Councils condemned by trade body over poor lettings regulations
Letting Agent Today (29/04/2016)

The wheels are finally coming off this half-baked, ideological housing bill
The Guardian (29/04/2016)