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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Government introduces new regulations to kick-start housing market

New regulations have been introduced by the government to allow buyers and renters to view properties and move homes.  Estate …

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ban on evictions

Will the ban on evictions during the COVID-19 outbreak be extended?

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has faced questions from the housing select committee on how the government will continue to support …

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extension to safety certificates

Landlords call for an extension to safety certificates

Landlords are calling for a six-month extension to the validity of all gas and electrical safety certificates to cover for …

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Coventry Council ignoring government COVID-19 guidelines

Landlords have accused Coventry Council of being irresponsible for ignoring government coronavirus guidelines by going ahead with plans to implement …

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Right to rent checks changed temporarily during coronavirus pandemic

Changes have been temporarily made to the right to rent checks in order to make it easier for landlords to …

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housing possession action suspended

Ongoing housing possession action suspended by MHCLG

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has now suspended all ongoing housing possession claims. This decision was …

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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!