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.

A No-Deal Brexit Could be Worse for Property than the Recession

A no-deal Brexit could be worse for the UK property market than the recession of recent years, according to a …

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A Review of the Section 8 Notice is Urgently Required, Insists the NLA

The National Landlords Association (NLA) is arguing that a review of the controversial Section 8 notice is urgently required. Assured …

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Government is proposing a new housing court for property cases

Government Launches Consultation on Housing Court Proposal

Today, the Government will publish its proposals for a new specialist housing court in a consultation document. The court would …

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Elmhurst Energy Welcomes Planned Changes to MEES in the Private Rental Sector

Elmhurst Energy, the specialist energy assessment training provider, has welcomed the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announcement …

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Welsh landlords could be offered incentives and other support to house those most in need

Welsh Government Moving to Ban Fees Charged to Tenants

Landlords and letting agents could be banned from charging fees to private tenants in Wales under plans for a new …

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New Energy Efficiency Rules to Disadvantage Rural Landlords

Landlords with properties in rural areas face higher costs and fewer options to meet new requirements of the Minimum Energy …

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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!