Landlords Association RECENT LEGISLATION

RECENT LEGISLATION

Recent legislation that is relevant to landlords.

Eviction ban phased Out – New Notices & Notice periods | 2021

Notice

At last, some good news for landlords in England. The government announced the notice periods for section 8  has been reduced.  The reduced notice period is to be phased in as an easing of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. When you served the notice Minimum notice period On or after 1 June 2021 4 months (less than 4 months’ arrears) 4 …

What Is an HMO Property?

HMO

If you are a landlord looking to take on an HMO or a tenant moving into one, this bog may help you. What is an HMO property? What is an HMO property? is a common question many new investors ask. So, let us explore its meaning to its full extend so you have a better understanding. It is important to …

Debt respite Scheme: Tenant breathing space legislation guide for landlord

debt

What is Breathing Space? We explore various types of breathing spaces, the legal protection for debtors, and creditor action options. For all parties concerned, if a debt solution can be reached with the aid of a debt advice provider, this will be a much and cheaper route for most landlords. Protection Standard Breathing Space The standard breathing space can affect …

Government extends moratorium on commercial property evictions to March 2022

Government extends moratorium on commercial property evictions to March 2022 1

  Commercial Property Eviction Ban Some more unwelcome news for commercial landlords. The UK government has announced Commercial landlords will be unable to evict their tenants for unpaid rent for another nine months.   This is time some landlords don’t have as creditor’s mainly lenders lean on them to repay the mortgage arrears.   Some commercial landlords are already nursing …

What landlords need to know about GDPR? | 2021

GDPR

What is GDPR, and does it apply to landlords? GDPR stands for “General Data Protection Regulation”. Landlords need to be aware of the data protection legislation and familiarise themselves with the GDPR legal requirements. Some private landlords who may have just one property wrongly think they need to comply with the privacy protection law. They should read this blog or …

New Mandatory Electrical Safety legislation for landlords comes in on (England) from July 1st 2020

Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations

Which rented properties do the Electrical Safety Regulations apply to? Under the new regulations, which came into force on June 1st, 2020, they apply to new tenancies from July 1st, 2020, and existing tenancies from April 1st, 2021. The relevant date for determining when the new requirements apply is the date on which the new tenancy is granted. A new …

Deposit Prescribed Information Signed by Agents or Companies

LANDLORD ADVICE UK CRAWLEY WEST SUSSEX

Ali v Manaquel Company Limited, County Court at Central London (HHJ Hand QC), 15th April 2016 (Unreported). This was an appeal of a possession order made against Mr Bali at Lambeth County Court. Mr Bali was the assured shorthold tenant of Manaquel Company Limited. A tenancy deposit was paid by Mr Bali to Manaquel and the tenancy deposit was protected …

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