From July of 2020, landlords and letting agents can not advertise properties with caveats such as “No DSS”. This is seen by many as a victory for the poorest in society, but I think it is an insignificant ruling that will have no effect.
If you intend to purchase a house one day, you need to know about the Lifetime ISA. The Lifetime ISA is a tax-free individual savings account that can, and should only, be used for purchasing a house, withdrawing after retirement (your 60th birthday), or if you are terminally ill with less than 12 months to live. The UK government will add a 25% bonus onto your savings up to £4,000 every tax year.
Choosing student accommodation is an exciting time and living with a group of good friends is great fun, however, to avoid a year of house woes there are some things you want to take note of before prior to signing.