Jonathan Carr-West blogs for the Huffington Post on how we can raise standards in the private rented sector.
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Local authorities need greater freedom to enforce standards in the private rented sector. Central government bureaucracy is undermining the ability of councils to tackle poor standards in the private rented sector (PRS), according to research published today by think tank LGiU and the Electrical Safety Council (ESC). The rapid growth of the PRS  has…
Jonathan Werran at the MJ covers our latest report, published with the Electrical Safety Council, on raising standards within the private rented sector.
24dash.com covers new research by the LGiU and Electrical Safety Council on tackling poor standards in the private rented sector
Richard Johnstone, Public Finance, covers LGiU and the Electrical Safety Council’s new report on the private rented sector.
Local councils should be given the power to license and fine private landlords in order to improve the quality of rented housing stock, according to a report. The FT covers our new report ‘House Proud’.
Lauren Lucas, LGiU Policy Manager, explains how local authorities can work to raise standards in the private rented sector.
Laurie Thraves, LGiU Policy Manager, explains to the MJ why the struggle to find school places for primary students in 2016 is a self-inflicted wound for the Secretary of State, Michael Gove. However, the LGA’s recommendations, unfortunately, are a wrong and partial answer to the right question.
Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of the LGiU, speaks to Public Finance about plans for two new combined authorities.