There may be new and stricter legal requirements on the way for private landlords with regards to carbon monoxide alarm installation, according to a consultation document issued by the government.
Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has confirmed a ban on bailiffs carrying out eviction enforcement during the lockdown in all but the most serious of cases will mean no evictions can take place until January 2021.
A local authority is thought to be the first in the country to be offering a Coronavirus lifeline to hard-pressed landlords; but would the same form of support from Manchester council aid Manchester landlords?
Thorough checks need to be conducted when screening prospective tenants during an application stage. It gives you as a landlord the certainty when they come back positive that the tenant you have secured for your property are who they say … Continue reading
In the wake of worrying research that shows 65 percent of tenants in flats and apartments renting privately have not had any fire safety reassurance from their landlord since the Grenfell Tower fire, practical guidance has been launched during Fire … Continue reading
Fire Door Safety Week exists to stamp out the legacy of fire door neglect and to educate on the importance of fire door safety. To launch this year’s campaign, we have shared research into the state of fire door maintenance, … Continue reading
We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2020, taking place 14th – 20th September. Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. … Continue reading
A new online tool launched by Westminister Council promises to check if HMOs are licensed or not; allowing for a crackdown on rogue landlords operating HMOs unscrupulously. Whilst this new tool only covers this particular area, what would happen if … Continue reading
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has seen many implications over recent months for the rental sector, but the number of new tenancies has now almost returned to the same figures before the virus outbreak.
Revealed by chancellor Rishi Sunak this week, buy-to-let landlords are set to benefit from a new £2bn grant scheme for projects such as insulation.