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.

Queen’s Speech announces Government housing and homelessness legislative plans

Queen’s Speech announces Government housing and homelessness legislative plans

As part of the Queen’s speech, the Government has unveiled the legislative measures planned for the next parliamentary year. The …

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Councils called on to take action against rented homes that fail MEES

Councils called on to take action against rented homes that fail MEES

Ahead of Thursday’s elections, Generation Rent is calling on councils to identify local private rented homes that fail Minimum Energy …

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Shelter calls on Government to act on repossession reform promise

Shelter calls on Government to act on repossession reform promise

Shelter has published research on repossessions in the private rented sector, calling on the Government to deliver its promise to …

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Call for rental housing strategy from Public Accounts Committee

Call for rental housing strategy from Public Accounts Committee

Today, the Public Accounts Committee published a report on the regulation of the private rented sector (PRS). Ben Beadle, Chief …

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Government publishes new consultation on repealing the Vagrancy Act

Government publishes new consultation on repealing the Vagrancy Act

The Government has launched a new consultation on repealing the Vagrancy Act, open from 7th April 2022 to 5th May 2022. …

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Councils called on to take action against rented homes that fail MEES

Government EPC rating plans causing confusion, Leeds estate agent finds

Widespread confusion has been caused by Government plans to enforce a minimum energy performance certificate (EPC) rating requirement of C, …

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