More Student Accommodation Won’t Free up HMOs

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According to one of Falmouth's planning officers, building more student accommodation won't free up local housing.


Six Universities Ordered to Remove Misleading Marketing Claims

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Six universities have been ordered to take down marketing claims that could be misleading.


Ministers Reject Coventry's Call to Charge Student Landlords

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Proposals to plug a £6.5 million annual blackhole in Coventry's taxes, created by the rise in student accommodation, have been turned down by a government minister.


Watchdog Clamps Down on Misleading University Claims

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Universities are going to face greater scrutiny in how they advertise to students.


Government Launches Its Consultation into Mandatory Client Protection

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The Government has launched its consultation on how membership of mandatory client protection schemes in England should be designed, implemented and enforced.


The Government Introduces Its Draft Tenant Fees Bill to Parliament

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The Government has introduced its draft tenant fee bill to Parliament as it looks to end upfront charges to tenants.


Labour MP Calls for Student Landlords to Contribute to Public Services

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A Bristol MP has called for private student accommodation developers to fill the gap left by students' exemption from council tax.


Report Urges Ministers to Scrap Tuition Fee Loan Interest

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A centre-right think tank has proposed interest on student loans should be scrapped and the time to pay back outstanding debt be increased.


Dublin Halls to Be Let to Tourists

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Trinity College Dublin have been granted permission to let out its student halls to tourists during the summer, despite objections from residents.


Right To Rent Fuelling Fake IDs

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Reports by the BBC, suggest Right To Rent Legislation is fuelling a growing market in fake IDs, enabling illegal migrants to gain access to housing.


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