Plans are to be brought to Leeds City Council's executive board for the development of the largest greenfield housing site in the Leeds City Region.
Chancellor George Osborne has announced massive Chinese investment in projects in the North of England, including the Leeds Thorpe Park development.
According to a recent survey, most tenants consider their rental payments to be good value for money, puncturing the narrative of 'rip-off' rents.
More than a fifth of British adults now live in the private rented sector, according a report by a public policy think tank.
Concerns over a ban on letting agent fees in England have been put to rest by Brandon Lewis, who has pledged to keep the rental market free of excessive red tape.
With the new smoke and carbon monoxide legislation being delayed in the House of Lords, ARLA says landlords and letting agents will not have enough time to ensure all properties adhere to it when it finally passes.
With the government not backing down over buy-to-let tax relief changes, landlords are looking for the best ways to protect their investments.
Research by ARLA indicates that, outside of London, supply is increasing while tenant demand is slightly down.
For the first time since April 2008, the number of buy-to-let mortgages available to landlords has risen above the 1,000 mark.
On October 1st, a number of important changes will go into effect, changing the way landlords can issue section 21's.