Tenant Fees Act 2019

17th May 2019 0

Please note: this guidance applies to England only. What fees can I ask a tenant to pay? You cannot require a tenant (or anyone acting on their behalf or guaranteeing their rent) to make certain payments in connection with a tenancy. You cannot require them to enter a contract with a third party or make […]

New Form of Section 21 Notice  The Section 21 Notice is being amended to incorporate the changes made under the Tenant Fees Act 2019 which brings further restrictions on serving a Section 21 Notice under the Housing Act 1988 where a landlord has taken a prohibited payment.  The amendments to the Section 21 Notice (Form […]

Tenant Fees Act 2019

13th April 2019 0

Tenant Fees Ban The banning of tenant fees under the Tenant Fees Act 2019 (“the Act”) will now come into force on 01 June 2019 in England and applies to both landlords and letting agents (or anyone acting as an agent on a landlords behalf). The ban applies to assured shorthold tenancies (except social housing […]

The Government has rejected a petition signed by nearly 10,400 agents that proposed a tenant fees cap instead of an outright ban. The petition was started by a letting agent Rob Farrelly who began his own business Friend & Farrelly Property Services eight years ago, e-petition 206569 was signed by agents all over the UK. […]