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In full - all the new tenancy notice periods and rules

Tuesday 1st September 2020
Graham Norwood

Agents and landlords must now give tenants six months' notice before they can evict, except in the most serious of cases, such as incidents of anti-social behaviour and domestic abuse. On…

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The eviction ban extension - How landlords should be coping

Friday 28th August 2020
Hamilton Fraser

This information is current and updated to the best of our knowledge as of Thursday 27 August. The Government has now extended its temporary ban on evicting tenants by a further month until 20 September. The ban…

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New records galore as rental market boom continues

Friday 28th August 2020
ARLA Property Mark

ARLA Propertymark says the number of new prospective tenants continued to rise in July, hitting the highest number on record. The…

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Green Home Grant Not So Jolly for Landlords

Tuesday 11th August 2020
Landlords Guild

The Green Home Grant may not be all that it seems for landlords as government cash for energy efficient improvements comes with some…

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UPDATED: More details of Green Homes Grant scheme revealed

Thursday 6th August 2020
Landlord Zone

The government has published more details of how the scheme will be run and what sort of improvements the £2 billion earmarked for the initiative will pay for. The government has finally revealed more details of its Green Homes…

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Making Tax Digital For Landlords Explained

Monday 3rd August 2020
Landlords Guild

Making tax digital for landlords has been on the cards for some time and now the government has finally come up with the…

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THE GOVERNMENT PUTS PLANS TO SCRAP SECTION 21 ON HOLD

Saturday 1st August 2020
House ladder

The government has indicated that it will not scrap Section 21 evictions through the Renters' Reform Bill until at least 2021. The Bill is unlikely to be introduced into the House of Commons for debate until after…

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News LATEST: Rental properties housing ‘shielding’ tenants can now be visited for repairs and maintenance

Tuesday 28th July 2020
Nigel Lewis; LandlordZone

Updated government guidance has given the green light for landlords to resume maintenance and repairs at properties where tenants are shielding - or to use the technical term 'clinically extremely vulnerable' people. Civil servants have updated the official Covid…

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LATEST: More details on Chancellor’s £5,000 green grants for landlords due ‘next week’

Tuesday 21st July 2020
Nigel Lewis - Landlord Zone

Further details of Chancellor Rishi Sunak's £2 billion Green Homes Grant scheme are expected to be released next week, LandlordZONE has been told. David Pierpoint, whose organisation The…

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Paws for thought - pet-friendly renting is a big growth area

Wednesday 8th July 2020
Graham Norwood

The volume of UK home-hunters searching for pet-friendly rental properties has jumped since the start of lockdown, according to a rental platform. Searches for homes allowing pets have more than doubled according to Movebubble, which analysed internal data from over 700,000…

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