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Hullo! I'm hoping there are some landlords out there with experience in leasing property through Housing Aid who can give me some advice? I would like to be both a socially conscious AND profitable landlord. Whilst I appreciate my profit margins will be a lot less, I strongly feel that anyone of us could easily fall on hard times and would like to help families who have. I have meet with my local Housing Aid department, who are very keen to get landlords on board. They have a massive demand for 2 bedroom homes to house families. There are many pros and I'm sure cons:
Hi all, I just wanted to share this article by Lettings Barrister Michael Grant highlighting a gap in the Housing Act that doesn't allow for section 8 evictions if you issue a tenancy to collect the rent on a four weekly basis - in line with Housing Benefit payments. http://lettingsbarrister.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Gap-in-Housing-Act.pdf
Hi All, My first post despite this forum being among my first ports of call every morning! I currently have two BTL properties but am still very much a beginner, reading and learning as much as possible. It looks as though I am about to have an offer accepted on my third BTL. It is a low-end one bed flat which I put in an offer for well BMV. The current tenant has been there for a mighty 25 years! This set alarm bells ringing as regards what kind of a contract he is on. However, it appears to be a standard periodic AST agreement with a two months notice period rather than the scary