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KEYWORD "Build to Rent" - 100 RESULTS
Lloyds Bank launches bid to become major player in rental sector

Lloyds Bank - already a player of growing importance in the Build To Rent niche - is now to publish what...

16 July 2024

From: Breaking News

What Britain's Biggest Landlord Tells Its Tenants

Housing has emerged as a key talking point during Labour's first few days in government. This comes at a fractious time for...

13 July 2024

From: Agent Advice

Renters Reform Bill must be passed ASAP insists landlord group

The National Residential Landlords Association is demanding that the new government elected tomorrow brings back the Renters Reform Bill “as a...

03 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Lloyds Bank private rental offshoot starts £13m scheme

Work has started on yet another Build To Rent scheme - this time a £13m project in Nottingham. The project, on a...

28 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Tenants should ask landlords these questions, says Build To Rent giant

Build To Rent giant Grainger has issued a checklist of questions which it advises tenants to ask their landlords before agreeing...

27 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent wants special treatment from next government

The British Property Federation wants the next government to give special assistance to Build To Rent developers to allow them to...

12 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Deposit Alternative supplier strikes mega-deal with Build To Rent operators

Deposit alternative product Reposit will now be offered to residents at five new Build to Rent sites as part of an...

06 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Has Labour’s secret rent control plan been revealed by accident?

Just days after suggesting rent controls of any kind were off the table, it now appears Labour may be considering them...

20 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Huge corporate landlord targeted by protesting activists

Grainger, the Stock Market listed corporate landlord, has been targeted by protesters over rent levels. A protest outside Grainger’s London HQ marks...

20 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Want to serve on Build To Rent’s new trade body?

The trade body representing the Build To Rent industry wants to recruit people from that sector to sit in its board. The...

17 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Politicians make landlords feel like pariahs in society - claim

Red tape and a hostile attitude towards landlords from government is fuelling Scotland’s housing crisis, experts warn. John Blackwood, chief executive of...

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Savage attack on buy to let landlords by Build To Rent cheerleader

Buy to let landlords have been savagely attacked by the country’s biggest investment company - which just happens to be a...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Lloyds Banking Group expands private rental portfolio again

Citra Living, part of Lloyds Banking Group, is to bring more than 150 new family homes to the rental market in...

02 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent chief's take on Why Renting Works

Nick Woodward, director of lettings at Essential Living, gives insights into why renting may be the best option for many. 1. Responsibility...

20 April 2024

From: Top tips & guides

Is Co-Living The Next Big Thing In Private Renting?

Co-living developments are a type of purpose-built rental housing, under the same principle as Build To Rent (BTR) but offering smaller size...

30 March 2024

From: The Big Issues

Build To Rent deal emphasises eco-efficiency and wellbeing

A new housing deal will provide another 92 Build To Rent units run by Legal & General. The properties will be two,...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency issues warning to landlords as tenant demand drops

The number of new rental instructions in February was 20 per cent higher year-on-year, says London-focused agency Foxtons. Average rent achieved rose...

13 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlord leaders and Housing Minister to address conference next month

The housing minister and the chief executive of the National Residential Landlords Association are amongst 60 speakers named for an upcoming...

19 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Normality Returns - London rental market returning to stability at last

Two new reports - from lettings agency Foxtons and data consultancy LonRes - show London’s rental market returning to pre-pandemic normality. Foxtons...

19 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Up to ONE MILLION new rental homes needed in just seven years

A new analysis of the private rental sector suggests that between 800,000 and one million more homes are required to meet...

17 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Labour Mayor’s landlord clampdown backed by Build To Rent group

The Build To Rent trade body, the UK Apartment Association, is backing the proposals outlined to clampdown on rogue landlords put...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Tax and Energy Efficiency tips dominate agent’s advice to landlords

Online rental platform Lettingaproperty is telling landlords to take a strategic approach to property management in 2024, to help tnavigate legislative...

29 December 2023

From: Breaking News

How will the Build To Rent market look in 2024?

By Luke Lightfoot, Regional Director of Asset Management at Sigma Capital As the fastest growing sub-sector in the UK rental market, it’s...

23 December 2023

From: Top tips & guides

Lloyds Bank unveils latest Build To Rent challenge to Buy To Let

Citra Living, the Build To Rent arm of Lloyds Banking Group, has announced another new scheme. It is a 95-flat development at...

22 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Big rise in landlords reducing buy to let portfolios

One in five (20 per cent of) landlords plans to reducing their buy to let holdings according to a new survey. The...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Huge Build To Rent boost as landlord strikes deal with Network Rail

Britain’s largest listed residential landlord, Grainger, has struck a long-term deal with =Network Rail and the property developer Bloc Group to...

23 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Activist leader claims ‘one man band’ landlords worst at exploiting tenants

A leader of the pro-tenant activist group Acorn has told MPs that “one man bands” are more likely to exploit tenants...

22 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy to Let Sell-Off has been going on since 2016 says agency

Landlords have been selling more homes than they bought in every year since 2016 when a raft of tax and regulatory...

13 November 2023

From: Breaking News

It’s OK to be a Long-Term Renter!

Our generations-old obsession with home-ownership may be waning for the first time in recent memory. The introduction of the Housing Act in...

04 November 2023

From: The Big Issues

Traditional Lettings Market Returns to London says Foxtons

It’s taken some time but one of London’s biggest lettings agencies says a ‘traditional’ lettings market has returned to the capital.  Last...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Gobsmacked! EPC changes backed by prominent property analyst

A prominent property market analyst says he was “gobsmacked” to hear Prime Minister Rishi Sunak tone down the energy efficiency requirements...

16 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent may be exempt from rent controls - shock proposal

A controversial consultation document about rent controls is proposing that Build To Rent operators be exempt from the caps which may...

09 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Interest Tax Relief for landlords demanded by agency

An agency chain is urging the Tories to stop in-fighting at their party conference and instead increase supply in the private...

29 September 2023

From: Breaking News

John Lewis has trouble in store over Build To Rent scheme

The John Lewis Partnership is said to be facing “extreme challenges” as a result of its bid to enter the private...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Tenants to be given App that helps combat loneliness

One of the country’s biggest Build To Rent operators has launched an app for residents which it claims can help combat...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Long Term Profits: Why Build-To-Rent Is a Smarter Investment

The property market is always changing, leaving investors on the constant lookout for their next big opportunity. With housing prices continuing...

10 June 2023

From: The Big Issues

Build To Rent players complain about tax and too much regulation

Build To Rent sector players are complaining about too much tax and regulation holding back their activities. A new analysis of 31...

03 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer’s Move iQ service links with Build To Rent group

Move iQ, the consumer-facing online service operated by TV property guru Phil Spencer, is linking with the Build To Rent trade...

28 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent Controls - how they make part of the UK un-investable

Rent controls and political uncertainty are affecting investor appetite to fund and deliver Build to Rent homes in Scotland, according to...

22 April 2023

From: The Big Issues

Over £1m boost for repair service aiming at private landlords

Over 175 investors have put well over a combined £1m into a property management tech business targeting landlords. Digital platform EVO -...

14 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Gloss comes off Build To Rent as tenant satisfaction falls

Resident satisfaction amongst Build To Rent tenants is falling for the first time since reviews were first collected five years ago. A...

23 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Now Tesco jumps on Build To Rent bandwagon

First the troubled John Lewis Partnership announced plans to create Build To Rent properties around or on top of Waitrose stories;...

21 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Perfect Storm as landlords quit and social housing volumes fall

A perfect storm is brewing in the lettings market with rents spiralling driven by increasing demand fuelled by workers returning to...

22 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Soaring interest rates hit some Build To Rent returns - Savills

An agency heavily involved in Build To Rent claims investment in the sector remains high - but soaring debt costs may...

14 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Britain’s biggest landlord enjoys bumper start to 2023

Grainger, the Newcastle company that is active in Build To Rent and claims to be Britain’s biggest landlord, has enjoyed a...

10 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent won’t solve shortage of lettings properties - RICS

One of the property industry’s most respected bodies says Build To Rent won’t solve the lettings supply shortfall. The claim comes in...

09 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Wine Bar and car charging feature at new rental scheme

The latest phase of a new Build To Rent scheme being launched in London is offering a wine bar and electric...

07 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent prices revealed at launches of new homes

A Build To Rent developer has released the first phase of apartments at what it describes as its flagship scheme -...

05 January 2023

From: Breaking News

New Zero-Carbon rental homes will be factory-made

A joint venture has been announced to deliver 1,000 sustainable zero-carbon homes - and they will be factory-made. Legal & General Modular...

07 December 2022

From: Breaking News

John Lewis Partnership reveals three private rental schemes

It’s been known for over a year that John Lewis wishes to diversify into the private rental sector and now it...

05 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer lifts the lid on living in a Build To Rent community

Phil Spencer’s online consumer service Move iQ has created a series on its YouTube channel looking at living in Build To...

01 December 2022

From: Breaking News

The Deck’s Stacked Against Renters - Gove may be a lifeline 

Renters don’t have it easy. Housemates can be unpredictable, rules can be strict, but worst of all – it’s expensive.  Most tenants...

19 November 2022

From: Rental Reform

Barking Mad? Rental properties have dog-walking area and water bowls

A new 100-unit Build To Rent scheme in Manchester called The Quarters is being marketed as “pet friendly”. The company behind it,...

17 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent tenant profile ‘similar to buy to let’ claim backers

The people behind the largest ever analysis of Build To Rent in England claim it shows  a broad and evolving customer...

16 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Is Build To Rent ripping off student tenants?

The Competition and Markets Authority has raised concern about a Build To Rent deal which it believes could result in reduced...

15 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental Sector takes centre stage in revamped redress service

A landlord representative is to be a member of a new advisory panel which has been set up by the Property...

27 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Labour peer shows the damage rent controls can do to housing

A Labour peer who was to have invested £1 billion in affordable homes has halted his scheme because of the threat...

21 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Experts spell it out - rent freeze will make housing crisis much worse

Property experts in one part of the UK where rent freezes are a way of life say they make the housing...

05 October 2022

From: Breaking News

We’re increasing rent “responsibly” claims Build To Rent giant

Grainger, the UK’s largest landlord and a huge player in the Build To Rent sector, says it’s going to implement only...

16 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Commuter hotspot is latest to see new Build To Rent investment

A new £71m Build To Rent scheme is on its way to commuter hotspot Leatherhead. BTR operator Get Living and developer Watkin...

29 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Shamplina Speaks - It’s Key To Level With Landlords

Lack of rental stock is now the biggest challenge facing letting agents today. That is what every agent I’ve spoken to...

09 July 2022

From: Legislation & Compliance

Rental Reform: Build To Rent sector takes credit for many proposals

An organisation that helps promote the Build To Rent sector says BTR should take credit for many of the changes proposed...

30 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent - big in London, not so much elsewhere

Build To Rent may win a lot of publicity but it’s still largely unknown outside London according to new research. BTR completions...

23 June 2022

From: Breaking News

John Lewis to offer short- and long-term lets in its new flats

The John Lewis Partnership is to offer short- and long-term lets when it builds flats to rent at three locations in...

13 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords told to 'up their game' to compete with Build To Rent

A furniture firm which supplies to some Build To Rent operators has told buy to let landlords to up their game...

25 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords can spread fee payment with new PropTech platform - claim

A PropTech platform says it’s giving landlords the opportunity to spread their management fees and marketing costs across the duration of...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Bye Bye Buy To Let? Big investors want to take over rental sector

The strong fundamentals of a rental market with a chronic undersupply are attracting a growing amount of institutional capital says Knight...

10 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Three year tenancies, pets welcome - major landlord’s initiative

The UK’s largest listed provider of private rental homes, Grainger, is proposing pet-friendly ‘stay as long as you like up to...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

New scheme aims to be the Rolls Royce of Build To Rent

Grainger, the UK’s largest listed provider of private rental homes, is launching its first Build To Rent development in Derby.  It is...

04 May 2022

From: Breaking News

PropTech boost for landlords using TDS deposit system

The Tenancy Deposit Service API has now integrated with Yaris, a cloud-based property management software provider. The integration allows landlords, agents and operators...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent not just for posh tenants, says business group

A report by a business campaign group claims Build To Rent is key to helping solve the housing crisis in London. Who...

31 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Levelling Up Lettings – why the stock shortage needs addressing now

In this weekend feature, Daniel Evans, chair of the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) and the managing director of Home...

12 March 2022

From: Rental Reform

Build To Rent provider targets suburbs of smaller urban centres

Build To Rent provider Wise Living is to deliver 90 new homes in two small schemes alongside an existing development of...

04 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Huge Build To Rent programme announced by pension provider

Legal & General’s Retirement Institutional division has announced a massive £2.5 billion investment to deliver as many as 7,000 Build To...

16 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Wanted - quarter of a million new rental properties every year

New research commissioned by the landlords’ trade body shows that the UK needs almost 230,000 new private rented homes a year...

15 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent praised by council as “secure and affordable”

A new Build To Rent scheme in London has received lavish praise from a local council. Railpen, the investment manager for the...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Shamplina Speaks - Understand your competition and your customers

Last month, I wrote about what’s in store for the private rented sector in 2022 and, like most commentators in our...

29 January 2022

From: The Big Issues

Why 2022 will be Build to Rent’s Year

New preliminary figures released by CBRE reveal that a record £4.1 billion was invested in the UK’s Build to Rent sector...

15 January 2022

From: The Big Issues

Can BTR Renting Be As Satisfying As Home Ownership?

There are numerous reasons as to why renting is the way forward and how it can bring just as much, if...

15 January 2022

From: Industry Views

Flats at £1,000 a week called 'competitive' by Build To Rent developer

High end agency Savills and a London developer have launched apartments in a new Build To Rent scheme costing tenants up...

13 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Lords report accuses private rental sector of being too expensive

A House of Lords report claims that the private rental sector has become ”increasingly unaffordable” and says out welcomes the proliferation...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords Beware - is Build To Rent coming to get Buy To Let?

The UK Build To Rent sector recorded a total of £2.1 billion of investment in the final three months of 2021...

10 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Is The Private Rental Sector facing a Supply Crisis?

Bromsgrove is a classic rental market. The Worcestershire market town is enveloped by green space but is just a thirty-minute commute...

08 January 2022

From: Industry Views

2022 Rental Trends - a Build To Rent perspective

1. Outdoor space: After nearly two years of restrictions, 2022 will see renters continuing to prioritise outdoor space. For residents of...

08 January 2022

From: The Big Issues

New Year - time for landlords to step up a gear

The dusk of 2021 is upon us and, as is customary in property circles at this juncture, we look forward to...

18 December 2021

From: The Big Issues

Rental firm gives tenants five New Year Resolutions to follow

Build To Rent apartment brand Essential Living is giving its tenants five New Year’s Resolutions for 2022. 1. Create Home Working Space:...

15 December 2021

From: Breaking News

High-end Build To Rent scheme for students unveiled by operator

A new large-scale Build To Rent landlord, which describes itself as providing “high-quality luxury student accommodation,” has revealed a second scheme...

09 December 2021

From: Breaking News

High-end Build To Rent scheme for students unveiled by operator

A new large-scale Build To Rent landlord, which describes itself as providing “high-quality luxury student accommodation,” has revealed a second scheme...

08 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent supply rises as agency sets challenge for landlords

Build To Rent is recovering well from the pandemic across the UK according to a survey. Construction sites across the UK ground...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

The view from Build To Rent: We’re better placed to improve quality

The dynamic of the private rental market has been changing in recent years. There's been a decline in private landlords, yet almost...

09 October 2021

From: Industry Views

Tomorrow! - the launch of Landlord Today's weekend features

We hope you enjoy our Breaking News service each weekday - and from tomorrow we have additional weekend features too. Each weekend...

08 October 2021

From: Breaking News

New! Starting Saturday - Landlord Today's weekend features

We hope you enjoy our Breaking News service each weekday - and from this Saturday we have additional weekend features too. Each...

07 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Some tenants would pay 10% more for advanced technology

A Build To Rent operator claims some tenants - around a fifth - are willing to pay more for properties with...

23 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Pets in Lets -  Build To Rent cashing in on tenant preferences

The most common feature in Build To Rent developments is an issue dividing landlords - pet-friendly homes. Some 47 per cent of...

21 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Build To Rent boost with huge scheme winning planning approval

The Build To Rent sector continues to grow, with the news that a 650-home scheme in the city of Bath has...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Pet-friendly properties have soared in popularity say agents

Letting agents have reported huge surges in demand for pet-friendly properties.  Richard O’Neill, managing director at Romans Lettings, says: “There has certainly...

26 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental activists want their homes nationalised - could it happen here?

A referendum in Berlin next month is being watched closely by rental activists in the UK, in case it offers them...

26 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Lloyds Bank landlord plans even bigger than first anticipated

More details have emerged of Lloyds Bank’s plan to become a landlord - and the proposal is even more ambitious than...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Office workers’ return boosts rental market says London BTR firm

Build To Rent giant Grainger says east London’s lettings sector is seeing improvements thanks to returning office workers as the pandemic...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Another bank enters rental sector with plan for 2,500 homes

A retail bank has announced the launch of a £500m project to fund the construction of up to 2,500 suburban, purpose-built...

10 August 2021

From: Breaking News

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