Law News

Buy-to-let investors are required to comply with a raft of legislation in order to stay on the correct side of the law. Stay up to date with any new legislative requirements, Government proposals and key deadlines in this section!

See the latest law news impacting the sector here.

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Evictions in England and Wales will see a ‘truce’ for tenants over Christmas

The Government has provided a further update regarding legislation for private rental sector possession cases in England and Wales. Once the …

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Government provides welcome clarity on possession cases but NRLA says courts must open

New regulations have been introduced that enforce new rules regarding repossession cases. Landlords will now only need to give tenants …

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NRLA sends letter to PM following ‘Government’s failure to provide any direct financial support for the sector’

Now that the ban on evictions has been extended until 20th September, the Government could be leaving private landlords without any …

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Efficient electrical checks required as rental bounce continues

Landlords must be prepared to deal with a high number of mandatory electrical checks, says national provider of property certificates …

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Government extends evictions ban until 20th September

The Government has announced that the eviction ban will be extended again until 20th September. Having already been extended once, it …

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How will lifting the eviction ban on 23rd August affect tenants and landlords?

With the pause on possession cases due to end on 23rd August, Generation Rent fears that renters in arrears have little …

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There is now more legislation covering the buy-to-let and property sectors than ever before. As such, it is imperative that investors, homeowners and tenants alike familiarise themselves with all industry regulation – or risk financial or even custodial punishment. How has legislation changed? Buy-to-let investors have certainly seen changes in legislation that have impacted on their finances during the last few years. From Right to Rent, mortgage interest tax relief and Stamp Duty, landlords are now expected to perform more duties and adhere to more regulation than at any period previously. Where can I find the latest law news? Here at Landlord News, we understand that alterations in legislation can pose challenges for many landlords. We endeavour to bring property owners the very latest updates on new regulations, alongside keeping them informed of changes to existing rules. Through daily articles, newsletters and an information calendar, you can source the very latest news on legislation impacting on your sector right here – every day!