Two Views on the Ending of the Evictions Ban in the UK

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For the pandemic period, a “new normal” has been in place. This new normal has included an unprecedented financial package from the government to help individuals who have lost their incomes to support themselves and find new work. One helpful measure has been the “eviction ban” that prevents landlords from evicting tenants who can’t pay…

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National Landlord Investment Show May 2021

The Mistoria Group MD, Mish Liyanage, will be presenting at the upcoming National Landlord Investment Show – Nationwide Online Super-Show. The event takes place on Wednesday 26th May. Mish’s presentation is entitled “Top Tips in Social Housing HMOs”. The event programme starts at 9:30am and Mish’s presentation is at 11:15am. Anyone who would like to…

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Howzat! The Mistoria Group sponsor Lancashire cricketer for 2021 season

The Mistoria Group is proud to support Lancashire Cricket Club by sponsoring one of its high-profile Men’s First XI players. Mistoria will be sponsoring Keaton Jennings for the 2021 season. Jennings is a key figure in Lancashire’s domestic squad including the Vitality Blast and LV= Insurance County Championship. Jennings is a top order batsman who…

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PRESS ARTICLE: Benefits freeze will drive up rent arrears for landlords

The Government’s recent benefits freeze will leave tenants across Britain facing rent arrears of £1,000 (* Source: Observer newspaper analysis of Government data, March 2021). From April 2021, the government is freezing the amount of local housing allowance (LHA), so tenants will receive the same amount of money as last year, even though rents have…

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PRESS ARTICLE: Why Landlords Should Embrace Social Tenants

The pandemic, job losses and rising rent prices has meant that in some areas 40% of tenants need benefits help to pay their monthly housing bills. Affordable social housing has become scarcer, leaving many households with no choice but to rent in the private sector – often paying more than they would for a mortgage.…

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Landlords: are you prepared for the EICR deadline?

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In July 2020, the Government introduced new Regulations on electrical safety standards in the private rented sector. They require landlords to have the electrical installations in their properties inspected and tested at least once every 5 years. Currently, this applies to all properties that were let from 1 July 2020, but from 1 April 2021…

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PRESS ARTICLE: Social tenants have worse mental health than private tenants

Social tenants are suffering with poor mental and lower levels of life satisfaction than private tenants, according to new research. The findings from the latest 2019-20 English Housing Survey show that social tenants have the lowest levels of life satisfaction (71%); are least likely to believe that life is worthwhile (74%); and have the lowest…

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