The Latest Landlord Advice UK Guidance on Universal Credit and Rent Recovery

LANDLORD ADVICE UK DWP GUIDANCE

Latest newsletter for landlords from DWP The Department for Work and Pensions has published the latest newsletter for landlords who let properties to tenants who are in receipt of Universal Credit. You can read The Department for Work and Pensions Guidance on Universal Credit and rented housing: Guidance for landlords here for more information. Recovering Rent Arrears and Service Charges …

Scotland East Renfrewshire four councils to snub empty homes levy

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Bar head news has reported that a policy which doubles council tax on vacant properties and raised around £12million for Scottish councils last year will not be introduced in East Renfrewshire…because there aren’t enough empty homes. More than 15,000 empty homes across Scotland were charged double council tax last year, through powers made available to the country’s 32 local authorities …

Landlord Insurance Building – Content Insurance etc

BLA landlord insurance products

Landlord insurance – Building Insurance – Tenant content Insurance – Rent Guarantee – Landlord Content Insurance As a landlord you have responsibilities. It is not just about keeping your tenants safe and content.  You of course also want to ensure your investment is safe. That’s why, whether it’s the first time you’re looking for landlord insurance, or you just want …

Know Thy Occupier…..Or Risk a Cannabis Farm on your Land

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Know Thy Occupier Let’s set the scene first…. A bare licence for land with stabling for 2 horses on a personal licence only, (so very limited rights for the licensee and gives the licensor far more flexibility). Fast forward to 10 years continued occupation, a nominal licence fee paid and everyone seemingly on good relations. Client wants the land back …

Landlords can use the government Immigration status checker on-line

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Update on the “right to rent” A brief report has been published by the government on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 with some guidance on the right to rent. The controversial “right to rent” legislation has been challenged in the court and it is being spear headed by The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI). The British Landlords Association is supporting …

How to get Universal Credit paid to you (Landlord) directly?

how to get Universal Credit paid directly to you?

What is Universal Credit? Universal Credit is a monthly payment for people who are either unemployed, or working but on a low income. It will eventually replace all of the following benefits and tax credits: Income Support Child Tax Credit Housing Benefit Working Tax Credit Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance Income-related Employment and Support Allowance Section 11 of the Welfare Reform Act …

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