The Draft Tenant Fees Bill

25th November 2017 0

The draft bill on banning agency fees paid by tenants was published last week. The Draft Tenant Fees Bill has not been put before parliament yet thus is yet to be scrutinised by Parliament; changes are likely to occur to the draft bill before enforcement of the new law which is to be cited as the […]

One of the frequently asked question is; my tenants have rent arrears what can I do? The answer to this question is based on the an assumption the property is a residential property and the tenancy in place is an assured shorthold tenancy. If the rent arrears are more than 2 months or if the […]

Tenants Abandoned Goods

22nd February 2017 0

Tenants abandoning premises during their tenancy and leaving their goods behind is a growing common problem for landlords.  If your tenants have abandoned the let property and left their goods behind, they may intend to collect them or they may have abandoned them, for which reasons the Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 provides that […]

The Homelessness Reduction Bill 2016, if passed, will mean that private tenants will not have to wait for eviction by bailiffs before being accepted as homeless by local councils. A section 21 notice would be sufficient for a tenant to be treated as homeless, this also prevents the landlord having to pay the Court costs […]