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'No-fault' evictions to be banned in shake up of housing rental sector

Landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants at short notice without good reason under new proposals from the government.

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Zoopla bans rental ads that discriminate against benefit claimants

Property website Zoopla has banned adverts that discriminate against renters who claim housing benefit.

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Half of landlords wouldn't let to tenants on housing benefits - but the government plans a crackdown

Thousands of households who receive housing benefit face discrimination and being denied access to rental accommodation, a new report suggests. 

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More tenants renting into midlife as stringent mortgage affordability spreads to older households

Tenants aged 35 to 49 are now the largest age group renting privately, according to new research from estate agent Knight Frank.

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First ever 'pet think tank' launches to help cat and dog owners looking to rent

It can be extremely frustrating for pet owners who rent to find a suitable property, but help may be at hand.

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Major London housing association L&Q calls an end to Fixed Term Tenancies

Tenants of London and Quadrant (L&Q) Housing Trust, the second largest housing association in the UK, will no longer have Fixed Term Tenancies (FTTs).

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Most tenants don’t want three-year tenancies, report shows

The majority of tenants are not keen on the idea of three-year tenancy agreements, new research has revealed.

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Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in July 2018

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of July 2018.

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'No DSS’: top letting agents turn away tenants on benefits

Leading estate agents have been accused of turning away tenants on housing benefit, after a mystery shopping exercise found widespread discrimination.

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Rental roundup: rents set to rise by 15% by 2023, while more landlords switch to company set-up

A supply shortage could push up rents up by 15% over the next five years, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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