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Montague report calls for more investment in PRS

Posted on Nov 27th 2012

There has been a positive response from the private-rented sector to the Montague Plan for boosting professional investment in good quality, privately rented homes.

The report by Sir Adrian Montague for the Department for Communities and Local Government, Review of the barriers to institutional investment in private-rented homes, offers a blueprint for encouraging more institutional investment into the sector in England and Wales.…
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Social housing landlord fraudsters face jail threat

Posted on Feb 7th 2012

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has set out proposals to help ensure tenancy cheats, who deny social homes to families in need, will face justice.

The Minister set out proposals to criminalise the abuse of social homes – such as unlawful subletting and key-selling – with a possible two year jail sentence.…
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