COVID-19 Rent Arrears And Landlord Tax

COVID-19 Rent Arrears And Landlord Tax

Landlords are under pressure from the government to grant rent holidays to tenants impacted by the coronavirus pandemic – but how does this affect the tax a landlord pays? HM Revenue & Customs is quite clear about the tax treatment of debts but so far has given no...
Small Claims Proceedings Guidance

Small Claims Proceedings Guidance

Below is some guidance for completing a small claim. We plan to make improvements when we can. New Pre-Action Protocol For Debt Claims The Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims commences on 1 October 2017 for England and Wales. The Protocol applies to any business...

How to Obtain a Charging Order

When taking a guarantor for a tenancy, it is good advice to ensure the guarantor is a home owner. This way, if the tenant defaults the guarantor can be held liable and ultimately if they are a home owner you can obtain a charging order against land or property they...
English Law explained for Non-Lawyers

English Law explained for Non-Lawyers

Thanks to @ddortongibson for pointing this out. Although this case is not a housing case (it was a family “relocation” case), a non-lawyer was assisting with the case. Lord Justice Wall explained in excellent simple to understand terms the law of precedent...

Standard pre action letter – Rent arrears AST (tenant in occupation)

Introduction Since April 2009, landlords or agents should serve a letter before claim when planning court proceedings. When to send letter A section 8 notice is ideally served when a tenant is two months or more in arrears. However, a pre action letter could be sent...