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Much-publicised case of law student who sued landlord is a ‘warning...

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A first-year law student who sued his landlord for breach of contract after claiming the halls he was due to move into...

Landlords to be given more time to meet proposed minimum EPC...

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Landlords are to be given an additional year to conform to the proposed mandatory minimum EPC band C standard for rental properties,...

Was this landlord right to be fined over his ‘agricultural tenancy’...

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A landlord who failed to repair his tenant’s property, arguing that it was not his responsibility under an agricultural tenancy, has been...

LATEST: Pet-owning resident in legal clash with freeholder over ‘permission’

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A dog-owning tenant has launched a legal challenge against her freeholder which could result in parting with her pets or the leasehold.

BREAKING: Leading property educators gather to launch self-regulation scheme

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An initiative to bring in self-regulation of the property education sector has been launched, recognising that its reputation faces ‘major issues’ as...

Summer retainer fees charged to students by landlords are ‘unlawful’

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Rent Smart Wales is challenging letting agents and landlords over the widespread practice of charging student tenants summer ‘retainer fees’ which it...

BREAKING: Stretched bailiffs and slower courts will stop evictions ‘tsunami’

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Over-stretched bailiffs and slower court processes will prevent the predicted evictions tsunami says a leading property lawyer. As the...

LATEST: Landlords challenge York licensing scheme as ‘unlawful and irrational’

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Landlords are threatening to take City of York Council to the High Court over its plans to introduce additional licensing for smaller...

Changes to evictions paperwork ‘do not comply with law’ claims lawyer

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Alteration made by the government to a key form that landlords use to evict tenants are inaccurate and ‘do not comply with...

BREAKING: Don’t expect an extension to the electrical safety standards deadline,...

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Landlords have been warned not to expect a grace period or extension to the deadline for properties to confirm to the new...