More restrictions on tenant Eviction and Debt recovery 2020 to 2021

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Public Health (Coronavirus) (Protection from Eviction and Taking Control of Goods) (England) Regulations 2020 To protect against Coronavirus transmission, the Government has passed The Public Health (Coronavirus) (Protection from Eviction and Taking Control of Goods) (England) Regulations 2020 (‘the Regulations’). This legislation introduces yet another new temporary ban on tenant eviction albeit with limited exemptions.  This latest move to restrict …

How to avoid tenants from Hell!

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Prevention is better than cure – how to avoid bad tenants  We recommend you do the following before you let your property; Carry out full credit & Referencing checks on your tenants. Credit and referencing are not expensive at all. This should show if the addresses and tenant names provided are correct. The report should show the tenant credit history, …

Tenants can sue landlords for Disrepair under new law from next month

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34-year-old Act Updated A new law will allow people in rented housing the ability to sue landlords if much-needed repairs are not made. At the moment, tenants currently have to take housing matters to their local council and hope that they intervene on their behalf. Since March 20, they will instead be able to go straight to the courts if …

Welsh Tenant Saver Loans paid directly to agents and landlords in Wales

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The Welsh Government has today announced the introduction of their new “Tenant Saver Loan Scheme” (TSLS). Tenant Saver Loan Scheme will be made available from early September and is intended to support those most affected by the Covid-19. Tenant Saver Loan Scheme is designed to help private tenants who are experiencing rent arrears during the pandemic as a direct result …

Six-month notice period introduced for landlords in Wales

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The Welsh government’s introduction of the six months’ notice period is devasting news for some Welsh landlords some who are already struggling financially. Landlords in Wales will need to give six months’ notice to their tenants when seeking to evict their tenants. Mr Sasha Charles the CEO of Landlord Advice UK one the UK’s leading tenant eviction companies said: “I …

An overview of The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

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s.11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 Many will be familiar with the s.11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 repairing obligations landlords have. The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill amends the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985. In determining whether a house or dwelling is unfit for human habitation regard will be given to: Repair, Stability, Freedom …

HMO, Bedsits and common areas Coronavirus infection Guide

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What are the symptoms of Coronavirus?    With a rising number of confirmed coronavirus cases, so far, about 6.19 Million worldwide. The public is anxious about how to protect the spaces they move in, like the tube, office cubicles or apartment buildings. The most common symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) maybe a recent onset of a continuous cough and a high …

Coronavirus: Police and health officials given sweeping powers to detain under UK emergency powers

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The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the UK now totals 3,269 with 144 deaths, the Department of Health has just confirmed. This comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: We can beat this invisible enemy, the tide can be turned in the Coronavirus fight within the next twelve weeks. The Coronavirus Bill has just been published in the …

More bad news for Welsh landlords as government drops notice period bombshell

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The notice period will be extended, from 2 months to 6 The Welsh Government has declared, that it will counsel on, extending the notice time frame for a notice similar to an s.21 notice. The notice period may be extended, from 2 months to 6.  The proposed amendment, to extend the notice period, as reported by the housing minister Julie …

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