Redress Schemes for Lettings Agency and Property Management Work

As previously reported, from 1 October 2014 all agents who carry out letting agency or property management works will be required to join a redress scheme. The legislation appears at first glance to be remarkably straightforward for brand new legislation. This is...

Death of a tenant

Assured Shorthold Tenancy Fixed term tenancies The general law applies. Where joint tenants hold a fixed term, the survivors become the tenants. If a sole tenant dies the tenancy dissolves according to his will or on intestacy – see below under general law. Periodic...