New HMO Legislation Looms Closer

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With changes in legislation coming into effect in October, landlords may find it increasingly difficult to remortgage their properties.


Government Offers Clarity to EU Students Post-Brexit

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The UK Government has confirmed that EU students at universities in England, Wales and Scotland will continue to be treated the same as domestic students in the first intake after Brexit.


Parliamentary Committee Attacks Tuition Fee System

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A parliamentary committee has branded the current tuition fees system for England's universities as a rip off, which represents poor value for money for taxpayers.


University Backs Idea to End Business Rate Relief

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The University of Bath has supported the idea of ending business rate relief for private student accommodation providers.


New Laws Aim to Prevent Huge Rent Hikes

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New laws in Dublin are being proposed that could offer students the same protections as privately renting tenants.


Kent University to Review College System

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The University of Kent is to undertake a formal review of its college system following an open letter submitted on behalf of the college committees.


Glasgow Residents Asked for Feedback on Student Flats

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Residents in Glasgow have been asked for their opinion on properties being rented out to multiple people, including purpose-built student accommodation.


Brighton Residents Call for Student Housing Petition

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Residents in Brighton have shown their support for a citywide petition to be launched calling for action over the "studentification" of areas with a lack of housing for families.


Kirklees Council Warns Those in Breach of Planning Rules

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Council officers have warned against letting student flats as hotel rooms and those flouting planning policy will face a tax bill.


Students to Face Even Higher Interest Rate Charges After RPI Increase

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Students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will face even higher interest rate charges on student loans following an increase in the Retail Prices Index.


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