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Column: Minimum standards and regulations of rental properties should be enforced
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Column: Minimum standards and regulations of rental properties should be enforced

Nov 21st 2013, 7:00 AM 460 Views 79 Comments

Landlords shouldn’t be allowed to rent a property unless it meets minimum legal standards and they held a cert to prove this, writes Bob Jordan.

Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments
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Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments

May 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 974 Views 57 Comments

There’s a crisis in the buy-to-let sector due to landlords falling into mortgage arrears and innocent tenants are getting caught in the chaos. Receivers have to realise people renting properties are not commodities, writes Bod Jordan.

Column: Dark, damp room or the street – this is the choice faced by many
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Column: Dark, damp room or the street – this is the choice faced by many

Jul 27th 2012, 7:00 AM 86 Views 82 Comments

Cuts to rent supplement are forcing people to make impossible choices, writes Bob Jordan of Threshold.