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RLA comes out against Shelter’s newest reform plan

Shelter's model for lettings in the UK has come under fire from a report commissioned by the Residential Landlord's Association, which states that the proposals outlined would only serve to 'fatally undermine' the private

Agents advised to display deposits as well as fees

The deadline for compliance to the new advertising regulations for letting agents is November 1 and the advertising watchdog along with consumer organisation Which? will be paying close attention its implementation. Agents have been

A watchdog that won't bark? ARLA criticised over letting agent collapse

Ajay Jagota, letting agent with KIS Lettings, has criticised ARLA over the controversial recent collapse of Charterhouse lettings. ARLA have, however, responded with a statement that they acted appropriately as soon as they were aware

Liquidated ARLA member agent collapses owing £75,000

  An Essex-based letting agency which was a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents has gone into liquidation. Furthermore, the company has been the subject of complaints to the police, with sources alleging

Client Money Protection to be available for all agents

Client Money Protection will soon be available to all letting agents for the first time, whether they are members of a recognised trade body or organisation or not. Previously, official CMP was only

Queen's Speech hands immigration regulation to landlords

Measures announced in last week's Queen's Speech will place extra pressure on private landlords, as they will now be obliged to vet tenants, due to changes to the rules on immigration. The Speech, which

UKALA and ARLA disagree on role of central regulation

Caroline Kenny, the outspoken chair of the UK Association of Letting Agents, has stated that she does not believe that a central regulator would be beneficial for the rental sector. She instead favours