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.

England eviction

Only 2% of illegal evictions result in prosecution, Generation Rent analysis shows

Candidates for police commissioner in England and Wales are being urged to tackle illegal eviction as analysis from Generation Rent …

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Government pledged to end ‘no-fault’ evictions

Two years have passed since Government pledged to end ‘no-fault’ evictions

This week saw the two-year anniversary of the Government making the decision to end Section 21 ‘no-fault’ evictions in the …

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rent controls in London

Will call for rent controls in London leave tenants worse off?

A new analysis published by the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) shows that rent controls called for by London mayor …

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Housing Health and Safety Rating System

Government holds Housing Health and Safety Rating System review

The Government is performing a two-year review of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS). Its latest survey for landlords and for tenants will …

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pet-friendly private rental sector

How to prepare for a more pet-friendly private rental sector

With the government model tenancy agreement now amended to prevent blanket bans on lets with pets, letting agents and landlords are …

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rent debt crisis

England eviction ban extended for residential tenants

Yesterday afternoon the Government announced that the ban on evictions for residential tenants in England will be extended until 31st May.  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!