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.

London Mayor Brands Tenant Fees Bill as a ‘Missed Opportunity’

According to Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, the Government’s proposed Tenant Fees Bill has been declared as a missed opportunity …

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Elmhurst Energy Responds to Government’s EPC Consultation

At the end of last month, a new consultation was launched by the Government, in relation to Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) …

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Landlord Licensing Schemes are on the Rise in the UK

By Marc Trup, the Founder and CEO of Arthur Online An increasing number of councils are launching licensing schemes in …

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Protest Against Introduction of New Landlord Licencing Scheme in Nottingham

Registration for a new licensing scheme for landlords in Nottingham has now been open for a month, but, with less than …

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Government Opens Energy Performance Certificate for Buildings Call for Evidence

A new consultation into Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) has now been launched by the Government. The Department for Business, Energy and …

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AIIC still Hopeful that Mandatory Independent Inventories will Become Law

The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC), which has been campaigning since 2016, is still hopeful that the Government will …

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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!