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Right to Rent Does Not Break the Law, Appeal Court Rules

Right to Rent Does Not Break the Law, Appeal Court Rules

Right to Rent has taken a new twist with the Court of Appeal ruling the measure does not breach human rights or equality laws. (more…)
MPs Probe How Coronavirus Has Impacted Landlords and Tenants

MPs Probe How Coronavirus Has Impacted Landlords and Tenants

MPs have launched an inquiry into how government schemes to help private renters in the coronavirus crisis are working. (more…)
No Ban on Coronavirus Rent Increases, Says Minister

No Ban on Coronavirus Rent Increases, Says Minister

Housing Minister Christopher Pincher has confirmed the government is not going to ban rent increases for private tenants during the coronavirus crisis. (more…)
Coronavirus: All Ongoing Possession Action Suspended for 90 Days

Coronavirus: All Ongoing Possession Action Suspended for 90 Days

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HMRC Online CGT Service for Landlords Goes Live

HMRC Online CGT Service for Landlords Goes Live

HM Revenue & Customs has switched on an online service for landlords who need to pay capital gains tax under new rules that came into force on April 6. (more…)
Taking a Mortgage Holiday Could Be Costly for Landlords

Taking a Mortgage Holiday Could Be Costly for Landlords

Buy to let landlords seeking mortgage payment holidays don’t really need to save the money, says a leading mortgage broker. (more…)
Petition Protests Urge More Financial Help for Landlords and Tenants

Petition Protests Urge More Financial Help for Landlords and Tenants

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is being urged to do more to safeguard the incomes of landlords and tenants to avoid an eviction crisis once the coronavirus outbreak subsides. (more…)
Landlords Asked to Help Renters With Money Problems in Wales

Landlords Asked to Help Renters With Money Problems in Wales

The Welsh Government is calling on landlords to help tenants who are struggling to find the money to pay their rent and day-to-day bills. (more…)
Free Model Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement Review

Free Model Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement Review

Update note: the model agreement has been updated 7 April 2020. The text below may not reflect these updates. As recently reported, the DCLG has produced a model assured shorthold tenancy agreement which is freely available for all to download and use. But, is it any good? Is it suitable for a professional landlord? (more…)
Coronavirus Rescue Pay Packages Omit Directors Paid Dividends

Coronavirus Rescue Pay Packages Omit Directors Paid Dividends

Property company directors who top up their salaries with dividends do not qualify for government coronavirus financial support packages. (more…)