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.

Fitness for Human Habitation Act 101: Everything you Need to Know

Alexandra Morris, the Managing Director of MakeUrMove, shares details on what landlords and tenants need to know about the Fitness for …

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Tenant Fees Ban Due for Introduction in Wales in September

The tenant fees ban is due for introduction in Wales in September, subject to the new law receiving royal assent. …

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energy efficiency rules

New Energy Efficiency Rules for Landlords Introduced Today

New energy efficiency rules for landlords of rental properties in England and Wales come into force today (Monday 1stApril 2019) …

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fees Wales

Wales Letting Fees Ban Passes Final Stage in Parliament

Progress is being made with plans to bring in a letting fees ban in Wales, similar to the one due …

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CMP schemes

Mandatory CMP Schemes seen as a Major Milestone for Lettings Industry

It is now compulsory for letting agents to be part of a Client Money Protection (CMP) scheme. This change is …

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A Review of the Recent Landlord Licensing Schemes

By Marc Trup, the Founder and CEO of Arthur Online  In the last year, councils have made numerous attempts to …

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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!