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.

Landlords in Slough will Need Licence to Let Properties with Multiple Individually Let Rooms

Landlords in Slough will Need Licence to Let Properties with Multiple Individually Let Rooms

Landlords in Slough, Berkshire will soon need to obtain a licence to let properties with multiple individually let rooms, as …

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Replacement Repossession System must Instil Landlord Confidence

Groups within the private rental sector (PRS) are warning that Section 21 repossessions should be kept as an option unless …

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Government Approves New Licensing Scheme in Barking and Dagenham

Government Approves New Licensing Scheme in Barking and Dagenham

The Government has approved plans to introduce a new licensing scheme for private rental homes in Barking and Dagenham. Under …

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On Saturday, the Tenant Fees Act will come into force, meaning certain fees associated with letting a property in the private rental sector will be banned.

Preparing for the Tenant Fees Act – Everything you Need to Know

On Saturday (1st June 2019), the Tenant Fees Act will come into force. This means that certain fees associated with …

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The majority (59%) of those within in the private rental sector, including landlords, letting agents and tenants, are unaware of the upcoming Tenant Fees Act

Majority of those in Private Rental Sector are Unaware of Tenant Fees Act

The majority (59%) of those within in the private rental sector, including landlords, letting agents and tenants, are unaware of …

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Scottish Landlords must Prepare for Energy Efficient Scotland

Scottish landlords must start preparing for new regulations under Energy Efficient Scotland, which will come into force in less than …

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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!