Granting the Tenancy

This entry is part 17 of 21 in the series Granting an Assured Shorthold TenancyWith all tenants and guarantor present, do the following: ... Please login or signup to continue reading this...

Tenant Wishes to Proceed

This entry is part 9 of 21 in the series Granting an Assured Shorthold TenancyOnce you have a prospective tenant interested, you should do the following: ... Please login or signup to continue reading this...

Initial Viewing with the Prospective Tenant

This entry is part 8 of 21 in the series Granting an Assured Shorthold TenancyYou must give all prospective tenants a copy of the EPC you have previously obtained. If you have placed an order for an EPC which has not yet arrived, you may continue to market the...

Suggested Forms Required

This entry is part 7 of 21 in the series Granting an Assured Shorthold TenancyThe below forms are what we suggest you could use but all are optional (although I suppose you would want the tenancy agreement at the very least!) All these forms are available for download...

Can the Tenancy be Assured Shorthold?

This entry is part 10 of 21 in the series Granting an Assured Shorthold TenancyBefore granting an assured shorthold tenancy, it is worth checking that it can in fact be an assured shorthold as there are several exclusions. Schedule 1 of the Housing Act 1988 contains...
HIPs Suspended

HIPs Suspended

Taking effect 21 May 2010, Home Information Packs are suspended. The Home Information Pack (Suspension) Order 2010 suspends the operations of sections 155 to 159 Housing Act 2004. As there is no power to suspend the EPC requirement, the Energy Performance of Buildings...
Grant Shapps confirmed Housing Minister

Grant Shapps confirmed Housing Minister

Conservative MP Grant Shapps has been named new housing minister by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government. He was formerly the Conservative Party’s shadow housing minister. Shapps stood unsuccessfully for Parliament in 1997 and 2001, but won the...

After Judgment

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Small Claims ProcedurePlease see this guidance for what you can do after a judgment has been obtained and the defendant fails to...

Small Claims Procedure – Forms Guidance

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Small Claims ProcedureDefault summons for rent arrears Landlords may issue a default summons to claim rent arrears when it is not appropriate to incorporate the claim in a possession action, or the tenant has left. Can I claim...

Small Claims On-Line

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Small Claims ProcedureProceed to Money Claim On-line https://www.moneyclaim.gov.uk   Customer Help Desk Money Claim Online The Customer Help Desk can be contacted for support between 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday on: Tel :...

Section 21 Notices – Brief Overview

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Possible defences - section 21 noticesIntroduction This series is a collection of articles relating to cases and opinion specifically relating to section 21 notices only. There maybe other cases on this website that are...

Choose which Scheme

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Protect / Unprotect a DepositThe Deposit Protection Service (DPS) http://www.depositprotection.com The DPS is the only scheme to offer both a custodial and insured tenancy deposit scheme. Both landlords and letting agents may...