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A specialist Barrister in property and practises, Daniel Dovar believes that rents have been increasing steadily because of market forces, demand outstrips supply, this has the knock on effect as more and more tenants cannot afford or will not pay the rent. It is better to close a door and solve the problem, rather than hoping for a 'draught of good luck' by being given the property back quickly and the unpaid rent.
Dovar feels that the higher rents will cause considerable problems to tenants, most notably in the capital, he said: “This trend is likely to be particularly pronounced in the capital, where London's residential property market has pushed rental costs to record highs.”
Richard Merrick of PIMS, said: “We are helping many of our members with evictions, however the blame should not be unfairly blown out of proportion by the media denouncing any rent increases. There are quite a few tenants who are milking the system and are well versed in how to get away with building up substantial arrears......and guess what?........
“The legal process and councils helps them.”
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