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.

The HHIC welcomes today’s announcement landlords must contribute up to £3,500 to upgrade their rental, but HHIC believes landlords could be doing more.

HHIC Welcomes Higher Landlord Contribution For Energy Efficiency Measures

Should landlords have to take more responsibility for their rental properties’ insufficient energy efficiency measures? The Heating and Hotwater Industry …

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New Selective Licensing Scheme in Sheffield comes into Force Today

Buy-to-let landlords in parts of Sheffield must now apply to the council for a licence to let their properties, as …

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Stamp Duty Cut for Shared Ownership Homes in Budget

First time buyers of Shared Ownership homes will be exempt from paying Stamp Duty under plans revealed in Monday’s Budget. …

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Budget was a Missed Opportunity that will Affect Tenants, Experts Warn

Yesterday’s Autumn Budget announcement from Chancellor Philip Hammond was a missed opportunity that will ultimately affect tenants, according to experts …

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Government to Review Safety Standards of Rental Housing

Industry bodies are welcoming the news that the Government will review the safety standards expected of rental housing. The Housing, …

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The Law is Failing to Stop Rogue Landlords, the Guardian and ITV News Reveal

Rogue landlords who have been ruled unfit to let their properties are continuing to operate by exploiting loopholes in the …

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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!