Tuesday July 7, 2020

Off Message - a moral obligation

Landlords have a moral obligation to their tenants. The motivation should not be purely the pursuit of a quick buck

1st February, 2015
Rising Damp: the vintage ITV comedy is reality for some unfortunate renters

With all the talk we’ve had about mortgages – about who can get them, and how much people should be allowed to borrow, and how this affects the private rental market – one subject appears to remain taboo.


There’s a right and wrong to housing, only part of which we seem able to accept. Developers have a moral obligation to develop decent housing that’s appropriate for people to live in....

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