Below are links to articles which refer to new legislation that commence in 2019.
Since 1 April 2018, new tenancies, renewals or extensions require the property to have a minimum “E” energy rating. From 1 April 2020, all existing tenancies must comply. If a property does not meet the minimum “E” rating, the property can be registered on an...read more
The Client Money Protection Schemes for Property Agents (Requirement to Belong to a Scheme etc.) Regulations 2019 have been approved and will commence from 1 April 2019. The regulations apply to property agents operating in the course of English letting agency or...read more
Introduction The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 20 December 2018 and comes into force on 20 March 2019. The Act extends to England and Wales but its practical changes are only for England. Wales has had its own fitness...read more
Exclusively available to subscribers of the Guild of Residential Landlords, you can download an ebook version of this article for convenient reading on your device of choice. The Tenant Fees Act 2019 commences from 1 June 2019 and applies to England only...read more