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.

Improve the Current System, Rather than Introducing a Housing Court, Law Society Urges

The Law Society has urged the Government to improve the current redress system in the private rental sector, rather than …

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Electrical safety

Government to Outline Details of New Electrical Safety Rules

The Government is set to outline the details of its new electrical safety rules for the private rental sector. Following …

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The Tenant Fees Bill has Completed its Passage through the Commons

The Tenant Fees Bill has now completed its passage through the House of Commons, after it was approved in the …

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Housing Court Could be Essential to Property Redress System

A housing court could be essential to the property redress system, believes Neil Cobbold, the COO of PayProp UK. As …

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Tenant Fees Bill to Come into Force on 1st June 2019

The Tenant Fees Bill will come into force on 1st June 2019 for all tenancies signed on or after that …

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Letting Agents Could Unknowingly Break the Law after Tenant Fees Ban

Letting agents in England could unknowingly break the law after the tenant fees ban comes into force, due to 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!