Landlords

Why A Big Tax Break For Landlords Costs Millennials And First Time Home Buyers Big Time

This has to be one of the stupidest tax breaks ever.<p>The depreciation tax deduction lets landlords (but not homeowners) deduct about 3.6% of what they paid for their houses from their rental income each year, essentially treating homes like cars that famously start to lose value the moment they …

Real Estate

New York City Sues Landlords Who Refuse Government Vouchers

For the past four years, New York City has tried to persuade landlords and real estate brokers to rent apartments to low-income people and homeless people with bonuses and pledges that rent would be guaranteed with government vouchers.<p>The incentives have helped thousands of people move into …

Housing

State Supreme Court agrees that SF ordinance restricting landlords went too far

The state Supreme Court refused Wednesday to reinstate a San Francisco ordinance requiring landlords who evict their tenants to go out of the rental business to wait 10 years before rebuilding or renovating any of the formerly rented units.<p>A state appeals court had ruled in March that the …

San Francisco

State Legislature in Albany targets code-violating landlords in Buffalo

ALBANY – State lawmakers Wednesday night approved a measure to go after landlords who fail to maintain their residential rental buildings in …

Western New York

Discrimination, scarcity still barriers for homeless looking for housing

Homeless New Yorkers looking to use rental assistance vouchers to move out of city shelters are still struggling with discrimination by landlords, insufficient funding and a perpetually tight housing market, according to interviews with care providers and city officials.<p>While providers have …

Housing

Why Germany’s rent brake has failed

WHEN Germany’s then minister of justice, Heiko Maas, introduced a “rent brake” in 2015, many applauded. Impoverished renters in London stared …

Housing

Belfast landlord fined £500 for illegally changing locks on couple with two young kids

Belfast City Council should have more powers over landlords, it has been said, after a man was fined for illegally changing the locks on a house …

Housing

Retail landlords lead rally in REITs

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Investing

Long-term tenant sought for Dublin Packet pub

A new tenant is being sought to run the Dublin Packet pub in Chester city centre.<p>The popular Northgate Street pub, which has been a mainstay in …

Chester, UK

VTS Plans Tool to Help Commercial Real Estate Clients Track Market Trends

Data scrum in commercial real-estate industry is about to heat up<p>The big data scrum in the commercial real-estate industry is about to heat up with the launch of a new service by a startup whose investors include Blackstone Group LP.<p>VTS provides a mobile-friendly dashboard to landlords and brokers …

Real Estate

Guidance on new UK landlords licensing and minimum standards for HMOs published

New guidance for landlords in the UK have been published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government with the aim of stamping out …

Housing

Grenfell’s Problem Wasn’t Just Lax Regulation

After the tragic, deadly fire in London, there have been calls for increased regulation and inspection, but that alone will drive up rents for the most vulnerable. Cities need a radical change in the way they approach housing.<p>The Grenfell tragedy in which 71 people died a year ago was a shocking …

Housing

Commercial landlords missing out on big bucks, says Industrious founder Hodari

Tech firm says building owners should partner with co-working companies rather than lease them space<p>Co-working company Industrious leases space in a …

Real Estate

BRIEF-TMS Announces Settlement Of Virginia Litigation

© Reuters. BRIEF-TMS Announces Settlement Of Virginia Litigation<p>June 20 (Reuters) - Targeted Microwave Solutions Inc TMS.V :<p>* TMS ANNOUNCES …

Microwaves

Plea for new property leasing approach unveiled amid High Street retail pain

A property firm that works with some of London’s largest landlords on Wednesday called for “radical” changes to retail leasing in the UK, as part of …

Leasing

New data reveals that families are the ideal tenants

According to new research by the National Landlords Association, homes rented to families take up the least amount of property management time when …

Housing

Amazon offers Hub package lockers for landlords across the U.S.

Amazon has invented the mailbox.

eCommerce

Rules for leasing to disabled tenants

A recent news story about a blind tenant caught in a legal battle with his body corporate over letters and notices he was unable to read and …

Business (South Africa)

Measures sought to protect tenants from early evictions

An initial attempt Tuesday at giving Virginia tenants more time to pay off late rent did not progress beyond a promise from members of the state …

Housing

The best towns and cities to invest in property: Map reveals that student hotspots are the best bet for buy-to-let

• <b>Buy-to-let map reveals where rental returns are strongest vs house prices</b>• <b><br>University towns provide rental yields up to seven times higher than</b> …

Housing

Update of B.C.'s Residential Tenancy Act a ‘challenge’

“Complicated” and “fascinating” are among the words Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert uses to describe his work leading the three-member …

Housing

3,000 Welsh landlords still unregistered

A FIRST CLASS honours graduate who targeted stores in Haverfordwest for fraud will soon be free after senior judges halved his jail term.<p>Siphosenkosi …

Wales

Baby died an hour after birth following 'failings' by Health Board – The Pembrokeshire Herald

County Councillor, guilty of child rape, to be sentenced next month<p>THE FORMER Pembroke mayor, Cllr Dai Boswell, has been convicted of child rape and …

Pembrokeshire

Plans to cap deposits at three weeks’ under Labour

"Parliamentary arithmetic suggests Labour’s efforts are unlikely to succeed, but that doesn’t mean that a three-week deposit cap couldn’t happen, and …

Property (UK)

3,000 Welsh landlords still unregistered – The Pembrokeshire Herald

A BABY died just minutes after being born following failings by Hywel Dda Health Board, a damning report by the Public Services Ombudsman has …

Pembrokeshire

Boulder Affordable Housing: Higher Median Incomes Mean Rent Spike

As median income rises in Boulder County, the working poor are stuck in lower-paying jobs with rent that may rise up to 9 percent.<p>BOULDER, CO – A …

Housing

Where are London's rental hotspots?

"South East London on the whole has the quickest-letting homes, whilst West London properties are the slowest to shift"<p>According to research from new …

Housing

Fewer landlords buying homes in London’s prime market, analysis suggests

Sales in London’s existing homes market are increasingly driven by owner occupiers rather than landlords, according to a new analysis.<p>Transaction …

Housing

Campaigners warn of 'rentquake' as analysis reveals amount spent by private renters is approaching parity with mortgage payments

Campaigners have warned of a “rentquake” after new figures revealed the amount being paid by private renters in England is approaching parity with …

Housing

‘Am I allowed to rent my property to a non-UK national – and will Brexit change this?

<i>I am a landlord with an empty rental property. I have shown multiple people around the property but the only offer I have had is from a non-UK national.</i><p><i>I have read that I am required to check if they are legally allowed to live in the country, but as they do not have a UK passport I have no idea</i> …

Housing