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.

eviction reforms

Government eviction reforms “risk increasing delays”, warns Osbornes Law

Government plans to change the law on tenant evictions may not improve tenants’ security, warns London law firm Osbornes Law. …

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Generation Rent

Generation Rent gains public support for tenants forced to move by Section 21

Tenants should get financial support if they have to move out after a landlord decides to sell their home or …

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Generation Rent

Generation Rent campaigners take Section 21 protest to Government’s door

A campaign took place yesterday outside the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to highlight unfair evictions across England. …

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Section 21

Properly funded housing court needed to improve justice for landlords and tenants

The speed with which property repossession cases are being dealt with still isn’t good enough, as courts across the country …

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Number of Councils Backing Section 21 Abolishment is Rising

Number of councils backing Section 21 abolishment is rising

Norwich City Council has this week unanimously agreed to write to the government urging them to continue with their plans …

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rogue landlord

Telford rogue landlord becomes first in England to receive banning order

For the first time in England, a rogue landlord has officially been banned from the private rental sector (PRS). A …

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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!