A lot of landlords are against housing benefit tenants for a variety of reasons but are they justified or just missing out on a valuable source of rental income? But others will think of Housing Benefit as practically guaranteed rent, at least where the council is paying the landlord or agent direct. They can be a good source of revenue and you are less likely to suffer absconding tenants if you follow a few simple guidelines.
A report by Letting Agent Today showed that a landlord with two properties in Wales failed to renew his HMO licences and was fined accordingly, to the tune of almost £3000.
Record rise of over 10% in deposits protected in England and Wales
Most students use online sources, not letting agents to find their student accommodation.
A private landlord has been jailed after being accused by a judge of "cutting corners" and deliberately putting his "wealth" before the "safety of tenants".