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.

Croydon Council Takes Stand Against Homelessness by Backing end to ‘No-Fault Eviction’

Croydon has become the first council in the country to call for the abolition of a law that allows private …

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Tenant Fees Ban

Ban on Letting Fees Moves a Step Closer

This week, the next stage of the Tenants’ Fees Bill will be a Second Reading in the House of Lords …

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RLA Urges Chancellor to Back Longer Tenancies

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) is urging the Chancellor to back longer tenancies in rental housing, in order to meet …

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All Letting Agents in Scotland Should Now be Signed Up to Register

All letting agents operating in Scotland should now be signed up to a new register in order to legally trade …

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Government Announces New Homes Ombudsman for New Build Sector

The Secretary of State for Housing, James Brokenshire, has announced that a New Homes Ombudsman will be launched for the …

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NLA Announces Recommendations for Government Autumn Budget

The National Landlords Association (NLA) has responded to Chancellor Philip Hammond’s announcement about the Autumn Budget. It was recently stated …

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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!