The Government have now launched their consultation on the proposed repeal of section 21 evictions and to end the assured shorthold tenancy regime. The consultation paper states: “We intend to deliver the intention to remove section 21 by removing the assured shorthold tenancy regime. Section 21 notices can only be served under assured shorthold tenancies […]

A Government-commissioned review into selective licensing has backed the creation of a national landlord register. Currently, certain designated areas require landlords to obtain a property license and failing to do so can result in a fine of up to £30,000 or prosecution in which the court could impose an unlimited fine. Tenant can also apply […]

Landlord online training Courses Landlord courses are a beneficial source of knowledge. Landlords can use the knowledge to make managing their properties easier, efficient, and that much more profitable. If you are not a British Landlord Association member yet, the membership is free; why not join us now. Knowledge is king, to know how to avoid […]

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department(2019) EWHC 452 (Admin) – Official transcript is available here. This was a claim for judicial review brought by the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (“JCWI”) of the Right to Rent Scheme which was enacted […]

The obligation imposed on landlords to establish that tenants they let to property to have the right to rent under the Immigration Act 2014 is said to be fuelling the black market for false identification recent research has shown. A new BBC investigation has found that many letting agents and landlords are unable to identify […]