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Is your rental property ‘fit for human habitation’?

There is a new act of parliament called Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 that came into force in March 2019. The new law is designed to ensure that all rented accommodation in England and Wales is fit for human habitation. The law is there to enhance a tenant’s ability to obtain...

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Tenancy Fees Ban

It has been common practice in England and Wales for landlords and letting agents to charge tenants fees for different services. It has been well documented in the news, however, that some unscrupulous landlords have been charging well over the odds. As a result, new rules came into force on 1 June ...

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Landlord Law

Is your rental property ‘fit for human habitation’?

There is a new act of parliament called Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 that came into force in March. The new law is designed to ensure that all rented accommodation in England and Wales is fit for human habitation. The law is there to enhance a tenant’s ability to obtain redress...

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Landlords: New rules for Section 21 Eviction Notices

Evicting a tenant under Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 used to be reasonably simple. But things have changed. The Section 21 form may be easier to complete than before but do not be lulled into a false sense of security – the due diligence is now a minefield. Get it wrong and you risk being...

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