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In an article in the Guardian, Jonathan Wolff looks at the potential impact of changing demographics on UK universities
Read how the new coalition government is to amend the planning legislation on Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)
Housing and Planning Minister John Healey today announced new local powers to control the spread of high concentrations of shared rented homes and to tackle pockets of unsafe and substandard accommodation run by bad landlords.
Oxford Council has announced that it intends to require landlords to apply for licences for all their HMOs regardless of size or number of occupants.