It has been hailed as the biggest shakeup of the rented sector for 30 years, and there’s no doubt that the government’s latest white paper, ‘A Fairer Private Rented Sector’, will do just that. But how will it affect letting agents? The answer is that it will have a tremendous impact on letting agents as […]Read more
Total fines for letting agents and landlords in London have now surpassed £8.5 million for the first time ever. Not only are we seeing a big increase in fines handed out to landlords and agents, Kamma also predicts that this year will be a record year for property licensing in the private rented sector with […]Read more
The Energy Company Obligation (ECO), is a government energy efficiency scheme for households in the UK. In April last year the fourth iteration of the scheme started and will run until 2026. The objective of ECO4 is to improve the energy efficiency of housing stock occupied by low income and vulnerable households. The problem a […]Read more
In January, London’s Brunel Museum played host to Kamma’s first event of 2023: Putting Property on the Pathway to Net Zero. Despite the cold, the historic location inspired a memorable discussion between mortgage lenders and other property professionals. The focus of the evening was the role of data and partnerships in unlocking Net Zero and […]Read more
As companies and financial institutions prepare to report on the last financial year, February’s Month in Green focuses discussion on new climate-related financial disclosure requirements and how to approach data challenges associated with property-related assets. Click the link below to learn more about how Kamma is meeting data challenges with solutions! We’re using our data […]Read more
At Kamma we know how important it is for you to have the most up to date information at your fingertips. This report will cut through the noise and let you know exactly what letting agents need to know about property licensing. Each month, we give you a full rundown of the latest scheme announcements […]Read more
In the UK, premium listed companies and financial institutions are now required to disclose on how they identify, assess, and manage climate-related risks and opportunities. This currently includes some bigger letting agents. Kamma recently published an ultimate guide covering everything companies and financial institutions need to know about climate-related financial disclosures and how to overcome […]Read more
Disclosing climate-related financial risk is the accounting challenge of the decade. In 2021, the UK became the first G20 member to adopt mandatory climate-related financial disclosure requirements. Now, large and listed companies must disclose how they identify, assess and manage climate-related risks and opportunities. Disclosures with poor property data leads to miscalculated emissions, mispriced assets, […]Read more
Disclosing climate-related financial risk is the accounting challenge of the decade. In the UK, premium listed companies and financial institutions are now required to disclose on how they identify, assess, and manage climate-related risks and opportunities. Such risks arise from physical hazards, such as flooding, as well as the regulatory, technological, market, or reputational challenges […]Read more
Landlord and agent fines continue to rise. Read a summary of some of the top rogue landlord and agent stories from January below… At Kamma, we understand that property licensing is complex, inconsistent, and ever changing. Our technology and software cuts through that complexity to keep you on top of all the changes with clear […]Read more
We’ve created this monthly report to bring you the latest information on decarbonisation and the path to Net Zero for the UK property sector. January’s report includes a registration link to our event at the Brunel Museum later this month. Here, Kamma will be joined by industry peers to discuss how to Put Property on the Path […]Read more
January 9 2023 – Geospatial technology firm Kamma is proud to announce another partnership, this time with the UK’s leading independent real estate consultancy Knight Frank. Kamma will be working closely with Knight Frank to helping the firm stay on top of its compliance amidst changing regulations. The growth of discretionary licensing schemes across the […]Read more
At Kamma we know how important it is for you to have the most up to date information at your fingertips. This report will cut through the noise and let you know exactly what letting agents need to know about licensing going into 2023. Each month, we give you a full rundown of the latest […]Read more
Landlord and agent fines continue to increase all the way into the end of 2022. Read a summary of some of the top rogue landlord and agent stories from December below… At Kamma, we understand that property licensing is complex, inconsistent, and ever changing. Our technology and software cuts through that complexity to keep you […]Read more
December 2022 – Geospatial technology company Kamma have today released their annual 2022 report highlighting that 52 schemes and consultations were launched in 2022. Kamma’s data shows that this is five more than the previous year, and almost 10 more than in 2020, highlighting the growing trend of yet more regulation targeting the Private Rented […]Read more
Around 12% of all £8.1 million in fines have been record in the last 12 months, suggesting a major post-pandemic increase in enforcement from London’s local authorities. So it’s never been more important for agents to take action to protect themselves, their landlords and tenants. At Kamma we know how important it is for you […]Read more
2022 has been another record breaking year for property licensing, enforcement, and fines. In total 52 new licensing schemes and consultations were launched this year – that’s more than one every week, and many more are still to come in 2023. Kamma’s Rogue Landlord Tracker shows that enforcement has crept up in recent years, with […]Read more
On the 24th of February Kamma hosted a webinar for mortgage lenders and housing providers covering topic including: Watch the video to find out more…Read more
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