Coronavirus Cases

854,010

Deaths

44,745

Active Cases

809,265

Stats above are for UK only and refreshed daily.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic

Hub for Landlords and Letting Agents

For the latest #StayAlert guidance, please see the.gov coronavirus page here.

Landlord Specific Guidance

Inspections and Repairs

Here we will look at:

  • gas safety records
  • electrical testing
  • fire alarms
  • periodic inspections
  • repairs
  • refurbishment and modernisation
  • MEES

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Rental Income

In this section, we discuss the following:

  • rental income
  • writing to a tenant (inc sample wording)
  • negotiating
  • replying to a tenant who has concerns 

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Possession

Read more for details on possession action suspension and also increased lengths of section 8 and 21 notices.

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Contracts, Moving Home, Council Tax and Other

  • Council Tax empty property
  • tenants due to move in
  • moving home
  • mortgage holiday

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Support for Business

In this section, we look at:

  • help for self-employed
  • business rates (including newly announced for letting agents)
  • payments on account
  • Universal Credit

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Other Business Support

The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.

Full details available here (links to .gov guidance page)

From the Website

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...

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