Law News

Buy-to-let investors are required to comply with a raft of legislation in order to stay on the correct side of the law. Stay up to date with any new legislative requirements, Government proposals and key deadlines in this section!

See the latest law news impacting the sector here.

Compulsory CMP will bring Industry Closer to Transparency, Tech Firm Believes

Compulsory CMP (Client Money Protection) scheme membership for letting agents, alongside a range of other regulatory changes, will ensure that …

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Government Launches Consultation on Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations

The Government has launched a consultation on the effectiveness of its Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015, which …

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Landlords Urged to Prepare for Revenge Eviction Claims

Landlords are being urged to set up basic procedures to protect themselves against revenge eviction claims. Danielle Hughes, a solicitor …

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Energy efficiency in the home

Government Issues Guidance for Landlords on New MEES

The Government has issued guidance for landlords on how to comply with the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), with …

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Sadiq Khan’s Housing Tsar Concept Should be Considered, Insists PayProp

Sadiq Khan’s housing tsar concept should be considered, according to automated rental payment provider PayProp. The COO of PayProp, Neil …

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Housing Demand is Currently at a 12-Month Low

Housing demand is currently at a 12-month low, according to the August Housing Report from NAEA Propertymark (the National Association …

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There is now more legislation covering the buy-to-let and property sectors than ever before. As such, it is imperative that investors, homeowners and tenants alike familiarise themselves with all industry regulation – or risk financial or even custodial punishment. How has legislation changed? Buy-to-let investors have certainly seen changes in legislation that have impacted on their finances during the last few years. From Right to Rent, mortgage interest tax relief and Stamp Duty, landlords are now expected to perform more duties and adhere to more regulation than at any period previously. Where can I find the latest law news? Here at Landlord News, we understand that alterations in legislation can pose challenges for many landlords. We endeavour to bring property owners the very latest updates on new regulations, alongside keeping them informed of changes to existing rules. Through daily articles, newsletters and an information calendar, you can source the very latest news on legislation impacting on your sector right here – every day!