Fuel poverty could hit 42% of Private Rented Sector households as it is expected to more than double in England. Unequal support across sectors has helped the social housing sector to more than halve fuel poverty (pre-crisis), the PRS by only a third. The UK government could reduce fuel poverty by 56.6%, if they spend their £9.1bn […]Read more
Find us at stand 28a in the Residential Agent Zone on 14/05/19 at the Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, N1 0QH Come and say hello to us at stand 28a in the Residential Agent Zone at the Future Proptech Conference, on 14th May. Tickets to the event being held at Business Design Centre, 52 […]Read more
The PRS is undergoing significant change in particular for HMOs, for the better protection of tenants. There are 4.7 million households in England living in the PRS. The sector has undergone rapid growth over the last ten years and It represents 20 per cent of all households in England. HMOs form a vital part of […]Read more
We outline 3 ways in which working with Kamma (formerly GetRentr) will add value to your letting agency Our 2019 predictions article outlined the impact some current and expected regulation changes will have on the private rented sector. One of the core recipients of the changes hit hardest will be letting agents. With that in […]Read more
What are the 10 key property predictions for 2019? We have summarised a variety of key trends for the private rental property sector for 2019; based on key documentation sourced from 2017, and current detail of what occurred during 2018, building some evidence-based assumptions on those two key years in property. To jump straight to […]Read more
The Private Rental Sector is undergoing a digital revolution. Kamma (formerly GetRentr) is at the forefront of the PropTech sector constantly exploring new technologies and better ways to improve the property licensing awareness and compliance for agents, lenders, conveyancers, landlords to name a few. Below are some considerations Kamma have researched for how we see […]Read more
2018 was a pivotal year for the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) making positive steps forward for the protection of tenants renting in the UK. Landlords have an obligation to maintain and repair properties and to keep tenants safe, under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985. Also to comply with the licensing terms that permit […]Read more
20 months post-Grenfell and housing is under the microscope more than ever before. Last year, the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, published his London Housing Strategy, setting out a new approach to tackling the capital’s housing crisis. Top of the agenda is an online database that names and shames unscrupulous landlords and letting agents. All 33 London […]Read more
The government’s new rogue landlord database was billed as a key tool for local councils to target the country’s worst landlords, but, more than six months after the system started, not a single name has been added – and even when some are added, the public will not be able to find out. Simon Goodley, […]Read more
How PropTech firm Kamma (formerly GetRentr) helps simplify the complexity of selective licensing schemes Simon Goodley, writing in The Guardian, discusses how measures to stop poor property management are patchy and confusing. You can read the full article here.Read more
Find out how Kamma (formerly GetRentr) can reduce the complexity and administrative burden to landlords … Arla Propertymark discusses the seismic legislative change (that) is due to hit the Private Rental Sector in the very near future. Read the full article here.Read more
Private landlords faced another change to tax legislation last week, courtesy of Chancellor Hammond’s Autumn Budget. Louisa Fletcher, writing at the Daily Express, talks about how Kamma (formerly GetRentr) are helping landlords monitor their portfolio for compliance. You can read the full article here.Read more
On the 24th of February Kamma hosted a webinar for mortgage lenders and housing providers covering topic including: The Path to Net Zero (or as we like to call it – Property Zero) for UK Homes New regulatory responsibilities and risks for large portfolio owners Cost-effective ways to support tenants to reduce heating bills […]Read more
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