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Private Rented Sector

Posted: Jan 01, 2008 By: Dermot Coates , Fiona Kane , Kasey Treadwell Shine Research area:  Private Rented Sector
Good Practice Guidelines: Management and Maintenance of Traveller-Specific Accommodation

This is the third in a series of three reports produced as part of a Traveller Accommodation Study by the Centre for Housing Research.  These good practice guidelines make a number of suggestions for improving and adopting good practice in the management and maintenance of Traveller-specific accommodation, and also to suggest some ways forward to achieve a more consistent practice and delivery context at local level, using quality of life considerations as a guide.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2008 By: Naomi Feely Research area:  Private Rented Sector
Analysis of Determination orders and disputes referred to the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) 2005 & 2006

This report was produced by the Housing Agency on behalf of the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB).  It reviews and analyses the Determination Orders issued by the PRTB on foot of the decisions made by the adjudications and Tenancy Tribunals during 2005 and 2006. 

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Posted: Jan 01, 2007 By: Candy Murphy and Associates Research area:  Private Rented Sector
Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Relation to Deposit Retention

This report was produced for the Centre for Housing Research on behalf of the Private Residential Tenancies Board.  It provides a literature review which examines rent deposit retention initiatives in selected countries.  

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Posted: Jan 01, 2007 By: Candy Murphy and Associates Research area:  Private Rented Sector
Third Party Complaints of Anti-Social Behaviour in the Private Residential Tenancy Sector

This report was produced for the Housing Agency on behalf of the Private Residential Tenancies Board.  It explores the ways that other countries deal with third party anti-social behaviour disputes in the private rented sector, with a view to informing the RTB's work in this area.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2007 By: Dermot Coates , Naomi Feely Research area:  Private Rented Sector
Good Practice in Housing Management: Guidelines for Local Authorities.  Standards in the Private Rented Sector: Strategic Planning, Effective Enforcement

This Policy Discussion Paper by the Centre for Housing Research presents good practice guidelines to assist housing authorities in their functions relating to the private rented sector with a view to achieving increased effectiveness, including more strategic and proactive approaches to enforcement. These Good Practice Guidelines are intended to be a practical tool for local authorities. The Guidelines offer checklists, ideas, practical solutions and possible approaches.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2007 By: Dermot Coates & Naomi Feely Research area:  Private Rented Sector
Promoting Improved Standards in the Private Rented Sector: Review of Policy and Practice

This Policy Discussion Paper by the Centre for Housing Research reviews policy and practice in relation to the monitoring and enforcement of standards in the private rented sector by the local authorities. It aims to help inform the development of policy and practice in this area. It reviews current approaches throughout this country, draws on domestic and international research evidence and makes suggestions for improvement.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2006 By: Dermot Coates , Michelle Norris Research area:  Social Housing, Private Rented Sector
Supplementary Welfare Allowance, Rent Supplement: Implications for the Implementation of the Rental Accommodation Scheme

This study of rent supplementation was commissioned by the Centre for Housing Research and Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government to inform the implementation of the new Rental Accommodation Scheme (RAS).

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