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New phone system for Universal Credit queries

Wednesday 10 October 2018

A new telephone line connecting a landlord to a Universal Credit claimant’s case manager has been set up as an alternative to the national helpline number in a bid to reduce waiting times, says the Residential Landlords Association (RLA).

Debate on Right to Rent to be reopened

Wednesday 03 October 2018

The Government has indicated it is willing to re-engage with the private rented sector over the controversial Right to Rent policy.

Tenants faced highest rent rise in four years

Monday 01 October 2018

The proportion of tenants who faced rent hikes in August reached a four-year peak this summer, according to the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA PropertyMark).

New HMO and Section 21 rules start today

Monday 01 October 2018

Landlords and agents should be aware of important changes to the rules covering HMOs (house of multiple occupation) and issuing Section 21 notices, which come into force from today.

Landlords and agents should prepare for Section 21 changes

Friday 28 September 2018

From October 1, all Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs), regardless of their start date, will need to comply with guidelines as to when and how a landlord can serve a Section 21 Notice, which enables them to terminate a tenancy agreement.

Fears of exodus from buy-to-let are exaggerated

Wednesday 26 September 2018

Concerns that tax and regulatory changes would spark an exodus from the buy-to-let market may be premature, according to new research from Foundation Home Loans.

Are councils ready for new HMO licensing?

Tuesday 25 September 2018

With less than a week to go before the introduction of new rules extending the range of properties subject to mandatory HMO licensing, the National Landlords Association (NLA) is concerned that councils may not be ready.

Landlord cleared of HMO offences thanks to software

Friday 21 September 2018

The boss of a property management firm who had to pay over £20,000 after he was found guilty of nine offences relating to an HMO has been acquitted thanks to bespoke software.

Top tips to keep tenants safe as part of Gas Safety Week

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Gas Safety Week, which runs September 17-23, aims to raise awareness of gas safety and remind landlords to have their gas appliances safety checked annually by a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer.

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