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Government Says No to Rent Holiday for Private Tenants

Government Says No to Rent Holiday for Private Tenants

Following our article about rent holidays and rent strikes yesterday, private tenants are not due a rent holiday during the coronavirus crisis, according to a government peer. (more…)
New Accelerated Possession Claim Form and Statement Rules

New Accelerated Possession Claim Form and Statement Rules

From 6 April 2020, there is a new accelerated possession claim form N5B used in England. (more…)
Coronavirus: Rent Payment Holidays and New Template

Coronavirus: Rent Payment Holidays and New Template

We had previously reported about groups gathering proposing a rent strike and suggesting not paying rent for 3 months. (more…)
Coronavirus Templates for Landlords and Agents

Coronavirus Templates for Landlords and Agents

Email templates for landlords/agents Over time we will add templates which might be useful during the coronavirus period. Currently, there are only a small number but we plan to add more as people ask questions or provide recommendations. (more…)
Coronavirus: Homes for Sale or Rent Still Need an EPC

Coronavirus: Homes for Sale or Rent Still Need an EPC

After the news just now that our Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has been taken into intensive care, we want to wish him all the very best and a speedy recovery. Landlords must still carry out energy efficiency inspections when selling or renting out a home regardless of coronavirus, according to the latest government guidance. (more…)
Coronavirus Financial Uncertainty Ramps Up for Landlords

Coronavirus Financial Uncertainty Ramps Up for Landlords

Landlords facing an uncertain financial future if their tenants cannot pay the rent will start feeling the pinch over the coming weeks. (more…)
Coronavirus: Time to Take a Breath and Reflection

Coronavirus: Time to Take a Breath and Reflection

Wow, what a couple of weeks! From just before the lockdown and then up until about yesterday, we’ve never been busier in anytime that we can remember. Guidance was being issued left, right and centre, multiple times a day. As it mounted up, we needed to consolidate and build a hub to hold it all and make it easier to update which now takes ...
Time for Banks to Repay Debt to Taxpayers, Warns Business Secretary

Time for Banks to Repay Debt to Taxpayers, Warns Business Secretary

Business secretary Alok Sharma has warned the banks that they need to do more to help small businesses desperate for financial aid. (more…)
Updated Possession Notice Wizard for Coronavirus

Updated Possession Notice Wizard for Coronavirus

We have now completed our Coronavirus Act changes to the possession notice wizard which is now live again and can be used. (more…)
Coronavirus: Landlords to Go Online for Right to Rent Checks

Coronavirus: Landlords to Go Online for Right to Rent Checks

Right to Rent for landlords and letting agents has been tweaked to make checks easier to carry out in the coronavirus crisis. (more…)