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1 February 2016 New how to rent guide by DCLG and right to rent rolled out England. New tenancy agreements

New How To Rent Guide, Tenancy Agreements And Right To Rent

Introduction

Today – 1 February 2016 – is another important and big day of change for landlords with rented property in England. There is a new “How to rent guide” published by the DCLG, the right to rent provisions are rolled out to the whole of England and we have updated our tenancy agreements with the new guides. We have also updated our application for accommodation over the last few days. Read more…

 
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