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.

new eviction ban regulations

Government defines ‘substantial’ rent arrears in new eviction ban regulations

New regulations that came into force today mean possession cases in England related to rent arrears can be enforced where the …

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Government provides information about lockdown possession cases

The Government has provided clarification about the enforcement of possession cases during the second national lockdown. In a letter to …

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referral fees changes

Letting agents must prepare for referral fees changes, says PayProp

Letting agents should prepare to disclose the third-party referral fees they receive to landlords and tenants, according to PayProp.  The …

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Beyond Section 21 – Consequences of abolishing ‘no-fault’ evictions

The Lettings Industry Council (TLIC) has released a report that looks at the possible impacts of abolishing Section 21. ‘Beyond …

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EPC improvements

Government begins consultation for private rental sector EPC improvements

The Government is seeking views on proposals to raise energy performance standards for the private rental sector (PRS) in England …

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Property professionals comment on the end of the eviction ban

In response to the ban on possession proceedings coming to an end, law firm Royds Withy King says it is …

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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!