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Published: Friday 15 January, 2016 / Landlord law Updated: Wednesday 07 December, 2016

Right to rent deadline just two weeks away

Landlords in England have just two weeks until they must begin checking the immigration status of new tenants.

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Published: Friday 08 May, 2015 / Landlord law Updated: Thursday 31 December, 2015

Conservatives gain parliamentary majority

A surprise upswing for the Conservatives has given them an unexpected majority in UK Parliament.

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Published: Tuesday 09 June, 2015 / Landlord law Updated: Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Deposit protection deadline is just two weeks away

The deadline to protect deposits received prior to 6 April 2007, when deposit protection law came into force, is fast approaching.

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Published: Thursday 13 November, 2014 / Landlord law Updated: Friday 30 October, 2015

Home secretary meets with referencing firm to discuss 'right to rent'

Home Secretary Theresa May has heard concerns regarding new 'right to rent' legislation that will see landlords carry out checks that determine their prospective tenants’ right to reside in the UK.

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Published: Thursday 09 April, 2015 / Landlord law Updated: Wednesday 14 October, 2015

New section 8 form for English landlords

New legislation means that landlords in England must use updated versions of certain prescribed forms.

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Published: Wednesday 08 May, 2013 / Landlord law Updated: Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Landlords told to check migrant tenants

New measures to tackle immigration were outlined in Queen's speech on 8th May 2013.

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Published: Monday 18 March, 2013 / Landlord law Updated: Wednesday 14 October, 2015

HMRC targets buy to let investors

HMRC targets BTL investors and homeowners who have not declared profits on the sale of non-residence properties.

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Published: Tuesday 22 September, 2015 / Landlord law Updated: Friday 02 October, 2015

New regulations every landlord should know

Don’t miss our rundown of important changes to landlord law due to take effect in the coming weeks.

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Published: Thursday 09 May, 2013 / Landlord law Updated: Friday 08 May, 2015

One in ten landlords isn’t gas safe

Shelter identifies that one in ten landlords or letting agents are not conducting required gas checks.

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Published: Thursday 22 November, 2012 / Landlord law Updated: Friday 08 May, 2015

HMRC clampdown on BTL tax evasion

The South East private rental market has joined a list to be targeted by HMRC taskforces in the coming year.