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How To Increase The Rent

There are three ways to increase the rent for an assured shorthold tenancy: clause in the tenancy agreement or agreement with the tenant or by notice under section 13 of the Housing Act 1988. At the bottom of this article is detailed information for completing a section 13 form.
Small Claims Proceedings Guidance

Small Claims Proceedings Guidance

Below is some guidance for completing a small claim. We plan to make improvements when we can. The Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims commences on 1 October 2017 for England and Wales. The Protocol applies to any business (including sole traders and public bodies) claiming payment of a debt from an individual (including a sole trader). It ...
How To Understand Retaliatory Evictions

How To Understand Retaliatory Evictions

Retaliatory Evictions From 1 October 2015 1, sections 33 and 34 of the Deregulation Act 2015 will come into force in England. These sections bring into force provisions titled “preventing retaliatory eviction”. In summary the new rules prevent a section 21 (no fault two months notice) from being served (or render a section 21 invalid) in ...