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.

Generation Rent warns of evictions spike in England after ban ends

Generation Rent warns of evictions spike in England after ban ends

Generation Rent warns that Ministry of Justice statistics indicate ‘no-fault’ Section 21 evictions will continue, despite ministers’ promise to prioritise …

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Eviction ban in England extended until 31st March

Eviction ban in England extended until 31st March

The Government announced yesterday that the ban on evictions has been extended until the 31st March 2021. Ben Beadle, Chief …

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Property industry responds to eviction ban extension in England and Wales

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced extra support to help protect rough sleepers and renters from the effects of COVID-19. This includes: …

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New Coalition calls on Government to end unfair evictions in England

New Coalition calls on Government to end unfair evictions in England

19 leading organisations supporting private renters have formed a new Coalition. The Renters Reform Coalition is calling on the Government …

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Poll highlights lack of knowledge about client money protection amongst landlords and tenants

A recent poll by Client Money Protect, one of the Government’s approved client money protection (CMP) schemes, has found that 77% …

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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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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!