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By Katie Todd

On 2 February 2022, Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove unveiled the government's Levelling Up White Paper. This document outlines plans to 'transform the UK' and change how the government system works. The levelling

New landlord rules and announcements are on the cards for 2022. Tax changes, licensing for short-term Scottish lets and amended rules for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are confirmed - but what other

The government has announced plans to end the eviction ban. This includes bringing back bailiff-enforced evictions and reducing notice periods from the beginning of June. Bailiff enforcement and eviction ban On Wednesday 12

The Debt Respite Scheme, otherwise known as 'breathing space', takes effect on 4 May 2021, with big financial implications for landlords and tenants. Introduced as part of the Chancellor’s Spring Budget, the scheme

The past month has been a busy one for buy-to-let news. Stamp Duty extensions were announced in the Budget and the end of the eviction ban has been delayed yet again. Pre-pandemic, Spring

On the 3rd March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the Spring Budget for 2021. The Budget unveiled the government's tax and spending plans for the year ahead, including a series of measures to support

On Thursday 8th January, the government announced a 6-week extension to the existing ban on bailiff-enforced evictions. The ban - brought in to support renters during the pandemic - continues to apply to

The government have announced that evictions will not be enforced whilst the national restrictions are in place. Bailiff enforcement action is on halt until 11 January 2021 at the earliest, except for the

A government consultation has launched seeking to amend the current Energy Efficiency Regulations and improve the energy performance of private rented homes in the UK. One of the main proposals is to bring