1st June 2019 Tenant Fee Ban becomes law

From the 1st June 2019 the Tenant Fee Bill becomes law. It basically means that landlords cannot charge tenants for anything except 1. Rent 2. Security deposit 3. Holding deposit Banned fees include: https://nlceuk.co.uk/2019/03/19/what-does-the-tenant-fee-ban-mean-to-landlords/ New Section 21 6a form The s21 6a form changes by law…

Selective licensing review announced by Government

This week the Government have announced a review into the overall performance and validity of selective licensing in the private rented sector. Revealed by the MHCLG, independent commissioners will gather evidence from landlord associations, local authorities and other bodies that represent landlords, tenants and housing professionals aiming…

NEW CRITERIA FOR MANDATORY HMO LICENSING

Via the Property Tribes Landlord Network. Mary Latham – 5 hours ago: CALL TO ACTION – HMO licensing changes  There are serious implications for HMO landlords who do not obtain a Mandatory HMO LICENCE, under the new criteria announced on 23rd February, BY 1st October 2018…

LHA – 2 weeks bonus payment!

LHA/Universal Credit News Update via the Property Tribes Network: bill_irvine Yesterday at 09:59 My recent bulletin http://universalcreditadvice.com/housing…ed-changes alerted you to, amongst other things, the introduction of a Housing Benefit “bonus”, in the form of an additional 2-week run-on of HB/LHA, for tenants transitioning to Universal Credit Full Service. The…