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Universal Credit in the news again for all the wrong reasons

Thursday 16 November 2017

Universal Credit is in the news again for all the wrong reasons. We've lobbied the Government over our concerns about this recently introduced benefit, but real-life examples of tenant hardship were brought to the fore in a heated debate in the House of Commons yesterday. Read More...


Chief Executive's update

Monday 13 November 2017

It’s been one of the busiest months we can remember here at Propertymark HQ with the Government having announced more consultations, reports and legislation than you can shake a stick at. With so much going on, as part of a running feature we take a look at how ARLA Propertymark Chief Executive David Cox has been spending his time serving our members’ interests. Read More...




Summary of responses for tobacco consultation

Monday 13 November 2017

Back in May, ARLA Propertymark responded to the Government's consultation on the illicit trading and smuggling of tobacco products, in a bid to crack down on tobacco duty evasion. Read More...


Electrical Safety Standards in the private rented sector: working group report

Friday 10 November 2017

A Government working group of industry experts set up to assess the current electrical safety risk to private sector tenants and provide guidance on any legislative requirements, have now published their view on the regulation and standards on electrical safety within the private rented sector PRS. Read More...




ARLA Propertymark signs cross-party letter calling for end to LHA freeze

Friday 10 November 2017

ARLA Propertymark has signed a cross-party letter, initiated by Shelter, calling for end to the Local Housing Allowance freeze. Read More...


Summary of responses to fees sheds more light on Government thinking

Friday 10 November 2017

The Department for Communities and Local Government have published a summary of responses and its response to the consultation on banning letting fees paid by tenants in England. The document summarises the comments received and sets out the Government’s approach and next steps. Read More...


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