The funding will ensure a further 59 councils adopt a choice-based lettings approach, bringing the total to 150. This is intended to provide social housing tenants with maximum choice.
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There has been much publicity about the relaxation of pension rules to allow residential property to be held as an investment in pension plans, which should provide a much needed boost to the buy-to-let sector.
The third of a series of reports on the survey of English housing for 2003-04 is released today. It focuses mainly on social renters and private renters and shows private renters pay, on average, about twice as much rent as social renters – but they earn, on average, more than twice as much as social […]
David Bexon, managing director of SmartNewHomes.com, responds to the chancellor of the exchequers pre-Budget report.Bexon says: The governments plans for a development gains tax will not be welcomed by a homebuilding industry already bearing the brunt of the responsibility for the health of the UK housing market. The onus is already on homebuilders to provide […]
Staff from Mortgage 2000 and parent company moneysupermarket.com have taken part in a spooky stayover to raise money for The Special Care Baby Unit at a local hospital. The team visited the Plas Teg in Wrexham, a 17th century Jacobean mansion listed as one of the most haunted properties in the UK. Once home to […]
Earlier this year, Jelf Employee Benefits mentioned that the then minister for pensions was openly discussing the need for an increase in the minimum level of auto-enrolment pension contributions.
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