Government backs laws giving renters stronger rights
Tenants could be given stronger legal powers to force landlords to ensure their properties are safe, after the Government announced it is to back new laws proposed by a Labour MP. Labour’s Karen Buck wants to bring in rules which will make it easier for tenants in the social and private rented sectors to take…
Starter homes for first-time buyers
Ministers say it is a serious attempt to help get first-time buyers on to the housing ladder: 2017 will see the launch of new plans to create thousands of discounted starter homes across England.