Following the UK’s departure from the EU and the end of the transition period at the end of 2020, how does EU law now operate in the UK? A limited range of EU law continues to apply in the UK under the terms of the withdrawal agreement, for example, in relation to citizens’ rights, separation […]
Twelve months after the introduction of new legislation relating to houses in multiple occupation, a reminder of the importance of complying with the law following a recent court case which saw a landlord charged £40,000 for failure to comply.
The Tenant Fees Act 2019 came into force on 1 June 2019 and affects all residential landlords of Assured Shorthold Tenancies, student lettings and licensors (for example with lodgers) in England. The Act applies to any new tenancies granted after that date and there is a grace period of one year for existing tenancies before […]
Residential Landlords face further changes to the way they can take possession of their rented property which could have detrimental effect on their ability to regain possession from their tenants. Fresh from the recent ‘retaliatory eviction’ reforms limiting the ability of landlords to evict tenants where there are repair issues in their property, the government […]