residential lettings law

Changes in Section 8 & 13 Notices

In addition to the new prescribed Section 21 Notice, landlords should also be aware of changes in Section 8 and 13 Notices. Section 8 Notice A Section 8 Notice can be served when a tenant renting under an AST (Assured Shorthold Tenancy) is in rent arrears and the landlord wants vacant possession. If there are no […]

Section 21 Vacant Possession

Repossessions hit record high: Section 21 Vacant Possession Section 21 landlord possessions hit record heights According to new statistics from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) the total number of evictions reached a record high of 42,728. Whilst the overall possession claims fell during the year to 148,043, the numbers of accelerated possession cases have … […]

Residential lettings law bill

Residential lettings law bill currently under consideration in Parliament The Deregulation Bill Some of the changes currently being considered for law under, residential lettings law bill currently under consideration in Parliament, includes in: Deposits: Deposits on tenancies that started before April 2007 that have now become periodic will need to be protected in a deposit […]

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