News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.

Nottingham Tops Survey of Faster Growing Home Rental Costs

On Wednesday 16 October 2019 Kevin Peachey (Personal Finance Reporter, BBC News) reported on a survey by property website Zoopla which had found that 'tenants moving into a Nottingham home this summer paid 5.4% more in rent than a year earlier.' Leeds and Bristol (up by 4.5%) were the only other UK cities where rents rose faster than the UK average growth.

Unite Release Plans to Build New 620 Bed Student Accommodation on Derby Road

Matthew Bunn, writing in the Nottingham Post on Monday 12 August 2019 reported on plans by the student accommodation provider Unite to build a new 620-bed a development for students on land on Derby Road (Jaguar-Toyota car showrooms) adjacent to its present 484-bed student accommodation on Radmarsh Road.

York House Scheme Revision Adds Extra Student Rooms

Writing in the Nottingham Post (Friday 2 August 2019) Jamie Barlow reported that developers of the site of the former York House office block have revised the scheme to add another 50 student bed spaces to the existing scheme, making a total of nearly 500.

Bolting the Stable Door: Councillors Aim to Stop Beeston Tide of HMOs

Writing in the Nottingham Post on Friday 5 July 2019, Kit Sandeman reported that Broxtowe Borough Council is to take action to control the number of student houses in Beeston ... and prevent it from turning into another Lenton.

Medical Practitioner's Tribunal Service Suspends GP HMO Landlord

The Nottingham Post (Matt Jarram, Friday 8 March 2019) reported on a Medical Practitioner's Tribunal hearing where Dr, Balvinder Singh Mehat was judged to have brought the profession into disrepute as a result of his activities as an HMO landlord and a director of Mehat Properties Limited.