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.

Government data shows use of Section 21 eviction notices declining

Government data shows use of Section 21 eviction notices declining

The number of repossession cases in the courts involving landlords using Section 21 ‘no fault’ eviction notices has dropped over …

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Government data shows use of Section 21 eviction notices declining

Crisis comments on latest possession statistics since end of eviction ban

The Ministry of Justice’s latest Mortgage and Landlord Possession statistics cover the first full quarter since the ban on bailiff-enforced …

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Majority of councils fail to tackle criminal landlords, research shows

Majority of councils fail to tackle criminal landlords, research shows

Two thirds of councils in England have prosecuted no landlords for offences related to standards in or the management of …

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Call for Government to introduce national landlord register

Call for Government to introduce national landlord register

Councils that require landlords to be licensed take more than twice as much enforcement action as those that don’t, a …

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New HMO licensing rules could impact London’s biggest rental market

New HMO licensing rules could impact London’s biggest rental market

Research by central London estate agency Bective has revealed how new HMO licensing rules will impact London’s biggest rental market, …

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Campaign launched to prepare for new heat and smoke alarm standards in Scotland

Campaign launched to prepare for new heat and smoke alarm standards in Scotland

A new public safety campaign has been launched to help raise awareness of new heat and smoke alarm regulations coming …

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Why must I keep up to date with latest landlord news? It is vitally important for you to stay on top of the latest landlord news if you are to make your letting a profitable one. Whatever your reason for becoming a property landlord, whether it be through investment or other circumstances, there is plenty to take in with landlord news today. From legislation, tax and law to private, residential and student landlord news, owners charging rent for rooms in their property must ensure they keep up to date.