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By Jonathan Daines

It is not unusual to hear about landlords being accused of, or even sued for, ‘trespass’ of a rented property by a disgruntled tenant. Although a property is let, and it remains in

The Autumn Budget Statement in 2016 said that Westminster intended to ban tenant fees. This ban came into effect in England from 1 June 2019. Wales, with its devolved housing power, writes its

Mandatory electrical safety checks for all landlords have been on the horizon for a long while. Currently, though there is a legal requirement for landlords to carry out fixed electrical installation inspections on

Usually complaints about noisy neighbours are limited to one off or occasional events and are ordinarily related to teenage parties whilst parents or guardians are away or over enthusiastic house warming parties. The

The refusal by some landlords to rent to tenants on benefits is not new, but with the introduction of Universal Credit, plus the pressure on the private rented sector to let to more

This is the third and final instalment of the explanation about the new Tenant Fees Act and how it will apply for private landlords. Be sure to read parts one and two to

This is the second article on the Tenant Fees Bill and covers more about how the new rules will affect landlords. For those who seek more information on this topic, please feel free

The new Tenant Fee Ban legislation, over two years in the gestation, has finally received Royal Assent with the majority coming into force on the 1 June 2019. Although the focus is on

It is unusual for a Private Members’ bill to become law, but this is what has happened to MP Karen Buck’s bill, the Fitness for Human Habitation Act 2019. It won Government support