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.

Councils Encouraged to make Blacklist of Landlords and Agents Public

Councils are being encouraged to name and shame any landlords or letting agents who are included in the new blacklist …

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Fire Safety Review is Missing an Opportunity, RLA Warns

The Government’s current fire safety review is missing the opportunity to assess fire safety regulations across all types of housing, …

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Banning Orders and Database for Rogue Landlords and Letting Agents are on the Horizon

Tomorrow brings the enforcement of banning orders for rogue landlords and letting agents, and the introduction of a database logging …

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Compulsory CMP to Come into Force Before Lettings Fee Ban

The Government has announced that compulsory CMP (Client Money Protection) for letting agents will come into force before the lettings …

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Government Inspector Attacks Right to Rent Scheme

A Government inspector has attacked the controversial Right to Rent scheme, saying it has failed “to demonstrate its worth” in …

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Councils to be Given New Powers to Fine Landlords up to £30k

Councils will soon be given new powers to fine private landlords up to £30,000 for housing offences. Under the new …

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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!