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Don’t Blame Housing Uncertainty on Lenders, Says Finance Chief

Don’t Blame Housing Uncertainty on Lenders, Says Finance Chief

Don’t blame banks and building societies for uncertainty in the housing market, says financial firm trade body UK Finance. (more…)
Coronavirus: Comprehensive Guidance for Renters and Landlords Published

Coronavirus: Comprehensive Guidance for Renters and Landlords Published

Today (28 March 2020), MHCLG has published some comprehensive and consolidating guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities. (more…)
Coronavirus Stay at Home Legislation Now Live

Coronavirus Stay at Home Legislation Now Live

The stay at home guidance that was previously issued now has its accompanying legislation in the form of The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020. (more…)
Guidance on Moving Home During Coronavirus Pandemic Published

Guidance on Moving Home During Coronavirus Pandemic Published

The government has now issued guidance on moving into a new home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the guidance is titled for buyers and sellers, it equally applies to renting. (more…)
Chancellor Reveals Financial Support Package for Self-Employed

Chancellor Reveals Financial Support Package for Self-Employed

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered his financial support package for the self-employed, but t may not meet the expectations of everyone. (more…)
Coronavirus Guidance Published for Tradespeople Working in People’s Homes

Coronavirus Guidance Published for Tradespeople Working in People’s Homes

The government has now published guidance in respect of work being done in people’s homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. (more…)
Coronavirus: No Business Rates for Letting Agents

Coronavirus: No Business Rates for Letting Agents

The government has announced that letting agents will not have to pay business rates for the 2020 - 2021 year. (more…)
Financial Support for Self-Employed Promised by Boris Johnson

Financial Support for Self-Employed Promised by Boris Johnson

Financial support for the 4.5 million self-employed, including landlords is on the way, promises Prime Minister Boris Johnson. (more…)
Coronavirus Act 2020 Is Now Law – New Notice Lengths

Coronavirus Act 2020 Is Now Law – New Notice Lengths

We have previously reported on the Coronavirus Bill. This has now received Royal Assent and so as of today, 26 March 2020, it has become law and is now the Coronavirus Act 2020. (more…)
Lettings Legislation Still to Commence During Coronavirus Pandemic

Lettings Legislation Still to Commence During Coronavirus Pandemic

Despite the current lockdown and everything going on, legislation is still going through parliament and previously announced legislation is still to go ahead. (more…)