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SDLT
Published: Tuesday 19 January, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 19 January, 2021
SDLT holiday debate continues

A petition calling for a six month extension to the stamp duty holiday after March 31st has today achieved enough signatures for it to be considered for debate in Parliament.

Eviction
Published: Tuesday 12 January, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 12 January, 2021
Eviction ban extended further

On the 8th of January, it was announced that the ban on evictions already in place for England was to be extended for a further 6 weeks. The ban was due to end 3 days after this latest extension announcement.

Capital gains
Published: Tuesday 12 January, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 12 January, 2021
Changes to Captial Gains Tax predicted

Changes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) may be fast approaching as Chancellor Rishi Sunak looks to offset government spending and borrowing during the coronavirus pandemic. Will he answer the question everyone need answering - where will the funds to repay Covid debt come from?

London
Published: Tuesday 12 January, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 12 January, 2021
Virus vaccine may save London PRS

The private rental sector (PRS) in prime London areas have been particularly adversely affected by the pandemic. A substantial roll-out of the virus vaccine could, however, be the solution London has been awaiting, according to leading agencies.

Housing market
Published: Tuesday 05 January, 2021 Updated: Tuesday 05 January, 2021
Property industry still open in lockdown

Yesterday, on January 5th, the Prime Minister announced a new national lockdown for England. The good news for landlords is that the housing market will remain open.

Welsh Flag
Published: Tuesday 22 December, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 22 December, 2020
Uproar over Welsh Land Transaction Tax hike

Published on the 22nd of December, the NRLA has found that over 800,000 private renters in England and Wales have accrued rent arrears since March 2020.

Commercial
Published: Tuesday 22 December, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 22 December, 2020
Government extends restrictions on commercial evictions

On the 9th of December, the UK government posted an update that business owners affected by the pandemic will continue to be protected from eviction, until the end of March 2021. This has also prompted a review of the legislation surrounding the commercial rental sector.

Arrears
Published: Tuesday 22 December, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 22 December, 2020
More than 800,000 renters in arrears

Published on the 22nd of December, the NRLA has found that over 800,000 private renters in England and Wales have accrued rent arrears since March 2020.