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What are 'Revenge Evictions' and why could the law be changing?

Posted on 17/12/2014

Tenants complaining about the state of their rented property could soon receive protection from ‘revenge evictions’ under proposed legislation to be debated by MPs in the New Year.

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Is Universal Credit in trouble?

Posted on 25/09/2013

Since the initial announcement of Universal Credit, the reform has come under much criticism...

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Just 4 months until Universal Credit is launched..

Posted on 02/07/2013

Since the controversial ‘Universal Credit’ proposal was made public, it has been met with many concerns and much opposition. It’s been promoted as a simplistic system that will replace 6 existing benefits with a single monthly payment for those who are out of work or on a low income. But, many landlords are apprehensive that they will experience rent arrears as their rent is not getting paid to them directly by the Government, but through their tenants instead.

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