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Tenant saver loan for Wales
Published: Tuesday 18 August, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 18 August, 2020
Welsh rent arrears loan scheme

Wales offers tenants loan scheme to pay off Covid-19 rent arrears. UK officially in recession, what will be the impact for landlords? Positive sign for landlords as the demand for the rental market increases. Scottish government announces plan to extend eviction ban, will the rest of the UK follow?

Energy Performance Certificate
Published: Monday 10 August, 2020 Updated: Monday 10 August, 2020
New government advice on the Green Homes Grant

Government shares more detail on Green Homes Grant. Tax tip for landlords on incorporation. Understanding tenant's residency status set to be impossible without Home Office clarification.

Eviction notice
Published: Tuesday 21 July, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 21 July, 2020
Be prepared with possession claims

Courts re-open on 24th, landlords must act to re-ignite existing possessions claims. Housing Minister brings landlords good news in Commons debate. Warning to landlords to be aware of possible rise in cannabis farms in rental property.

Tax form
Published: Tuesday 21 July, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 21 July, 2020
“Making Tax Digital” will affect landlords the most

Will Making Tax Digital be better or worse for landlords? Experts say landlords will be most affected by MTD. Repossession notice period extended to 6 months in Wales. West Lothian Council need help from the PRS.

County court
Published: Tuesday 21 July, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 21 July, 2020
"No DSS” policies now unlawful

Landlords and lettings agents using "No DSS" policies risk prosecution. Wales and Scotland announce their property tax holidays. "Mary Barbour Bill" stopped by SNP and Scottish Conservatives. Property asking prices up with mini-boom

Labour party logo
Published: Tuesday 14 July, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 14 July, 2020
Labour slams Sunak on stamp duty

Labour want PRS and second homes excluded from stamp duty holiday. August brings change to Universal Credit. Landlords can claim under Green Homes Grant

Document being completed
Published: Tuesday 07 July, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 07 July, 2020
Firm end to evictions ban

Landlords finally have an end date for evictions ban. What does Boris's 'Build, build, build' mean for buy to let? What will Rishi Sunak's road to Covid-19 recovery look like?