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Landlords face tighter controls

File photo dated 06/06/14 of houses as around half of young home owners who have relied on some extra form of help to get on the housing ladder are now worried about the level of debt they have taken on, a report warns. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 9, 2014. Younger property owners are more likely to have relied on measures such as mortgage terms of more than 25 years, loans from family and friends and help from the state such as the Help to Buy scheme to give them an extra leg up on to the housing ladder using only a low deposit, research from consumer group the HomeOwners Alliance found. Seven in 10 home owners aged between 25 to 34 said they had relied on something which had made their home more affordable, which could also include having taken out an interest-only mortgage or a mortgage deal with a particularly low rate. But the report, which was also compiled by conveyancing provider myhomemove, highlighted young people's fears that they could be storing up problems for the future. Jus

File photo dated 06/06/14 of houses as around half of young home owners who have relied on some extra form of help to get on the housing ladder are now worried about the level of debt they have taken on, a report warns. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 9, 2014. Younger property owners are more likely to have relied on measures such as mortgage terms of more than 25 years, loans from family and friends and help from the state such as the Help to Buy scheme to give them an extra leg up on to the housing ladder using only a low deposit, research from consumer group the HomeOwners Alliance found. Seven in 10 home owners aged between 25 to 34 said they had relied on something which had made their home more affordable, which could also include having taken out an interest-only mortgage or a mortgage deal with a particularly low rate. But the report, which was also compiled by conveyancing provider myhomemove, highlighted young people's fears that they could be storing up problems for the future. Jus

New rules will be introduced to stop landlords renting out unsuitable or unsafe properties.

Aylesbury Vale District Council has given the green light for an additional licencing scheme for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) following consultation earlier this year with local residents, landlords and businesses.

 

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