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Court of Appeal
Published: Monday 22 June, 2020 Updated: Monday 22 June, 2020
Positive news from courts on evictions

Two pieces of good news on Section 21 evictions. Rents in England peak at £700 per month on average. Landlords receive £78,100 average capital gain on property sales in 2019.

Happy family on holiday
Published: Tuesday 09 June, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 09 June, 2020
Holiday lets may re-open from July 4th

Culture Secretary hopes to re-open holiday let industry from July 4th. Rental demand surges 22% in May with changing demands from tenants after impact of Covid-19

Eviction notice
Published: Tuesday 02 June, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 02 June, 2020
Will eviction ban be extended?

Will eviction ban be extended? NRLA calls for landlord support. Good news for landlords with tenants receiving Universal Credit. The government releases guidance notes for landlords on the new electrical safety regulations.

HM Revenue and Customs
Published: Tuesday 26 May, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 26 May, 2020
Landlords can defer tax payment to 2021

Two pieces of good news for landlords arising from Covid-19 help. Tax payments can be deferred to 2021 and mortgage payment holidays have been extended by three months. New applications are also able to be made up to 31st October 2020.

Mortgage loan agreement
Published: Thursday 14 May, 2020 Updated: Thursday 14 May, 2020
Physical property valuations resume!

The buy to let industry is buzzing with activity as the government allows valuers back out. Increasing numbers of lenders refresh their mortgage offering bringing renewed opportunity for landlords.

Couple looking at paperwork
Published: Thursday 19 March, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 05 May, 2020
Tenants call for year-long rent freeze

Covid-19 impact on March tenancies. Tenants hardest hit by Coronavirus. Late rent payments up just 2%. Universal Credit rent arrears deductions suspended

Couple looking at paperwork
Published: Thursday 19 March, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 05 May, 2020
Government to act on Right to Rent

Government to act on Right to Rent. Six-month extension for safety certificates? Call for evidence on impact of Covid-19 on PRS. London Mayor seeks 'triple-lock' tenant protection. Covid-19 support for Welsh landlords and tenants.

Couple looking at paperwork
Published: Thursday 19 March, 2020 Updated: Tuesday 05 May, 2020
How landlords can navigate Covid-19

How landlords can navigate Covid-19. Councils tackle AirBnB bookings. Tenants moving during Coronavirus lockdown and Tenants need clarity on rent obligations