Homes (Fitness) Act: Updated Guidance

Today, new rules come into force about your duties as a landlord. Tenants will be able to send a form to a County Court if they think the property does not meet new standards of fitness. At the hearing, a judge may order you to…

What does the Tenant Fee Ban mean to Landlords?

As of 1st June 2019 the Tenant Fee Bill will become law. Does the tenant fee ban apply to Landlords? Absolutely So what does that mean for you as a Landlord? Basically you will not be able to charge tenants for anything except Rent, Security…

FREE property EPC upgrades for North Somerset Landlords

  Landlords, do you have any 1 or 2 bed properties in North Somerset with a poor energy rating?   If you give the vacancy to North Somerset Council Lettings team you will qualify for up to £1,000 to replace inefficient heating/install double glazing and…

Free insulation and heating measures in North Somerset

The NLCE have been working with City Energy and North Somerset Council to extend the FREE grants to ALL private rented tenancies. There is no requirement for your tenant to be in receipt of benefits to have your FREE SURVEY, to see if internal/external/cavity wall…

Licensing changes to tackle poor housing conditions

Important local housing update for private landlords & tenants, via North Somerset Council News: Changes in national housing legislation designed to improve standards in privately rented properties come into effect in North Somerset later this year. Houses in multiple occupation, known as HMOs, are properties…

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