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.

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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Most councils are not issuing penalties against rogue landlords, NRLA finds

Most councils are not issuing penalties against rogue landlords, NRLA finds

A new survey shows how few local authorities in England have issued civil penalties against rogue or criminal landlords in …

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England eviction ban

End of England eviction ban could be starting point for eviction reform

The eviction ban in England is due to end on 31st May, with a change being made to notice periods. A press …

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Unfair evictions costing councils more than £161m per year

Unfair evictions costing councils more than £161m per year

Ending unfair evictions could reduce homelessness by 9% and save the public purse £161m per year, a Generation Rent analysis …

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England eviction ban

Government announces next steps for England eviction ban

The Government has announced that the ban on bailiffs enforcing evictions will be lifted from 1st June 2021. A press release …

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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.