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Right to Rent
Published: Tuesday 24 November, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 24 November, 2020
Right to rent guidelines cause concern

The government has been warned that landlords won't be able to meet new Right to Rent guidelines after Covid-19 subsides.

Right to Rent
Published: Tuesday 24 November, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 24 November, 2020
Extension to Green Homes Grant

Boris Johnson has announced that the Green Homes Grant will be extended in England.

Update on arrears
Published: Tuesday 24 November, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 24 November, 2020
Actionable arrears cases defined

The government has defined the parameters where rent arrears possession can proceed in updated legislation.

Right to Rent
Published: Tuesday 17 November, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 17 November, 2020
Section 21 won’t change until pandemic passes

Government officials confirm Section 21 evictions will be eradicated after the pandemic. A recent report claims that private rental market needs reform. The PRS experiences increase in later life tenants.

Right to Rent
Published: Tuesday 10 November, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 10 November, 2020
Right to rent guide updated

UK Government releases updated Right to Rent guide for landlords. AirBnB hits back at proposed regulations for Scotland. Mortgage payment holidays extended for six months.

Housing market
Published: Tuesday 03 November, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 03 November, 2020
Housing market open for business during national lockdown

The housing market in England will remain open during the four-week lockdown. Housing Minister confirms that there are no plans for stamp duty extension. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is given landlord wish list ahead of spending review.

Section 21
Published: Tuesday 27 October, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 27 October, 2020
How the end of Section 21 might affect landlords

What would happen if the Government abolished Section 21? A nationwide lockdown has returned to Wales, how will this impact landlords? The housing market has returned to pre covid-19 levels of activity. NRLA Wales call for the Welsh Government to implement Green Homes Grant.

Stamp duty holiday
Published: Tuesday 20 October, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 20 October, 2020
Act quickly to benefit from stamp duty holiday

Conveyancing groups have urged the government to extend the stamp duty holiday. Housing charity Shelter criticises rental properties in England, for being poor quality. Notable rise in rental demand for houses, as tenants look for more space.