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.

RLA: London courts need to be reformed

Landlords in London are facing long waits for courts to issue repossession orders. The RLA says the courts are failing …

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mandatory electrical safety standards

Government to introduce mandatory electrical safety standards in the PRS

Landlords may see another change to legislation during 2020, as the Government has proposed to introduce mandatory five-year electrical safety …

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Liverpool Mayor shocked by government’s decision to scrap renting scheme

Liverpool Mayor shocked by government’s decision to scrap renting scheme

Liverpool Mayor, Joe Anderson has said that he will be writing to the government after they made the decision to …

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Scotland short-term lets

Scotland short-term lets to see introduction of new regulation

New methods to regulate short-term lets are to be introduced by the Scottish Government. From spring 2021 local authorities will …

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The government wants to make it easier for tenants to have pets

The government wants to make it easier for tenants to have pets

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced that he is planning to overhaul the government’s model contract to make it easier …

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Air pollution levels will need to be declared by landlords

Air pollution levels will need to be declared by landlords and home sellers

National Trading Standards is implementing a new rule that requires those selling or letting a property to declare if there …

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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!