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.

Buy-to-let landlords are being urged to demonstrate that they are complying with all of their legal obligations.

Landlords are Encouraged to Make Clear They are Complying with Legal Obligations

Buy-to-let landlords are being urged to demonstrate that they are complying with all of their legal obligations. Landlords north of …

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Review of Right to Rent Policy Agreed by the High Court

Under the Right to Rent Scheme, landlords are responsible for checking their tenants’ immigration status. This comes with the prospect …

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Tenant Fees Ban

Who is going to pay for the Tenant Fees Ban?

Written by TheHouseShop   2 years ago it was announced that tenant fees would be banned. So where are we …

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Government Responds to Petition to Scrap 3% Stamp Duty Surcharge

Following up on our recent post about the petition calling for the scrapping of the 3% Stamp Duty surcharge affecting landlords …

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RLA says Landlords should Seek Advice and Support in Regards to Data Law Changes

New General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are swiftly approaching, coming into effect on 25th May. These data protection rules will also …

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Tenant Fees Ban to Cost Landlords, Letting Agents and Tenants, Government Admits

The tenants fee ban will cost landlords, letting agents and tenants, new figures reveal, following the introduction of the Tenant …

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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!