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An immigration reminder

Although this legislation was brought in on 1 February 2016, landlords need to be reminded that they must check the immigration status of their tenants or licencees. Landlords must check under the Immigration Act (sections 20-37 and Schedule 3) the status of prospective tenants and other authorised occupiers before a residential tenancy is entered into, …

Tenants fee at 2019 reminder

Since the 1st June 2019 the Tenant Fees Act 2019 prohibits letting fees paid by tenants in the private rental sector and also caps tenancy deposits. The aim is to prevent landlords from charging tenants for anything other than rent, a tenancy deposit and a holding deposit. There are other permitted payments including interest charges, …

Property fit for humans

Welcomed proposals are being considered by the Government to ensure that premises let by landlords are fit for human habitation.  The obligations contained within the Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards Bill, will also extend to other areas of the building that the landlord has an interest such as common parts and …