The government has confirmed it will bring forward emergency legislation to protect residential tenants from eviction. Following the Budget which announced mortgage “holidays” for those who own their homes, the government has been urged to assist private renters impacted by COVID-19.
Under the emergency legislation landlords will be unable to start proceedings to obtain possession Read More
New draft Electrical Safety Regulations have been laid before Parliament but what do they mean for landlords in the private rented sector?
When and where will they apply?
If passed, these regulations will apply in England to most new residential tenancies from 1 July 2020 and all existing residential tenancies from 1 April 2021.
They Read More
Landlords will have to provide a good reason to evict residential tenants from now on, the government announced on 15 April, in a proposed major reform of the private rental market.
It says it will abolish so called “section 21 evictions”, which currently allow landlords to bring to an end residential tenancies without an Read More