From landlord registration and redress, to enforcement and consumer rights - Sean Hooker, Head of Redress at the Property Redress Scheme, delves into a panel at the Negotiator Conference 2021, to highlight the expert speakers' top lettings legislation insights.
Robert Bolwell, Senior Partner at Dutton Gregory, answers your questions on the upcoming legislation that agents and landlords need to consider in 2022.
The government has confirmed an extension to the regulations for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, which will include requiring landlords to install a smoke alarm in social rented homes, and private and social landlords to install carbon monoxide alarms in any room where a fixed combustion appliance is used.
From the end of the temporary Covid-adjusted right to rent checks to Making Tax Digital for VAT returns, landlords are going to need letting agents' guidance more than ever in 2022 when it comes to compliance.
As the government considers a national landlord registration scheme in England as part of the proposals under the Renters' Reform Bill, Simon Tillyer, Director at Vouch, explains where we're at and what the future of landlord licensing and registration may be.
The government has confirmed that it's consulting on new legislation around the business rates that holiday rentals pay, to help regulate the types of businesses that can adopt this small business rates relief. Here's what your letting agency should know.
The Minimum Energy Performance of Buildings bill to increase the minimum energy efficiency standards for private rented properties to EPC Band C on new tenancies by 2028 is awaiting a second reading in the House of Lords - while an EPC action plan has been published to support these recommendations.
Whether running regular maintenance or needing to carry out emergency repairs in a property occupied by tenants, here are your landlords' and your letting agency's rights and responsibilities.
When managing your landlords' properties, you may be responsible for ensuring certain measures are in place to stay compliant and keep your tenants' safe, including gas, fire, and electrical checks, and energy efficiency inspections.
The White Paper on the Renters' Reform Bill, set to include proposals for abolishing Section 21, improving Section 8, and introducing Lifetime Deposits, has been delayed for release until 2022.