Thousands of Rented Homes Riddled With Faults

Thousands of Rented Homes Riddled With Faults

Thousands of renters are living in homes with health and safety hazards, according to a new survey. The most common danger is a missing or broken smoke detector – which was flagged in 40% of home compliance inspections. The other main issues in rented homes are...
Cost of HMO Landlord Licences Is a Postcode Lottery

Cost of HMO Landlord Licences Is a Postcode Lottery

Landlord licences for shared houses in multiple occupation can vary from £55 to £1,150 depending on where the property is located. The average landlord HMO licence across the UK stands at £591. It’s not only the cost that’s confusing, says new research by landlord...
How to Understand Which Section 21 Rules Apply From October 2018

How to Understand Which Section 21 Rules Apply From October 2018

From 1 October 2015, big changes were made to section 21 Housing Act 1988 for tenancies in England. Extra requirements were introduced whereby a section 21 notice (two months no fault notice) could not be served unless EPC, gas safety and How to Rent Guide have been...