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Unpaid rent, destroyed properties, anti-social behaviour, all very often intractable problems a landlord must somehow deal with right now. With even the best will in the world, and all necessary efforts to stay in contact and keep...
Rent payments: The Coronavirus Act introduced a ban on private tenant evictions, and this, coupled with the general media message abroad that tenants should have a rent reduction, a rent holiday or even pay no rent, creates...
Eviction Ban: The Scottish Parliament is to pass a law that will prevent landlords evicting tenants for the duration of the coronavirus outbreak. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says that no one will be evicted...
A significant private rented sector player in both London and beyond tells LandlordZONE that he and the fellow landlords are getting fed up with the government's conflicted and increasingly political approach to renting.
Obtaining Possession Using Section 21 Notices Updated October 2016 This article explains how to gain possession of your residential rental property in the most efficient way possible. You may just want your property back for your own use, or to sell,...
Section 21 Possession claims are failing due to minor but little known hurdles which means numerous claims are thrown out of court, that’s according to St. Albans Chambers barrister, Michael Grant. The Section 21 possession claims process is a highly...
As from 1st October 2015 new regulations came into force which affect the no-fault section 21 eviction rules, they bring in new measures to prevent landlords evicting tenants simply because they complain about repair issues, they bring new requirements...
As most Assured Shorthold Tenancies (AST) are by definition, short, there is usually no need for landlords to get involved in processing a rent increase. However, some ASTs run for long periods after the fixed term has ended, i.e., when...
Perhaps now is an opportune time to review the process of using section 21 notices as a recent court decision (Spencer v Taylor 2013), after 25 years of use of these notices, could be a real game changer. Section 21...
We are often asked questions about uncollected goods left in rental properties when tenants leave or when they abandon the tenancy, so here is a typical example: Uncollected Goods – My tenant left behind a considerable amount of personal possessions...