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Notice periods return to pre-COVID lengths from 1 October

Notice periods return to pre-COVID lengths from 1 October

Written by: Jinay Source: Government

Advice for landlords carrying out right to rent checks during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This update replaces previous guidance issued on 23 June 2021. The temporary COVID-19 adjusted right to rent checks will now end on 5 April 2022.

Written by: Jinay

Plans to change minimum EPC rating on rental properties pose huge problems for the sector

Plans to change minimum EPC rating on rental properties pose huge problems for the sector

Written by: Eye Correspondent Source: Property Industry Eye

Advice for landlords carrying out right to rent checks during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This update replaces previous guidance issued on 12 May 2021. The temporary COVID-19 adjusted right to rent checks will now end on 30 August 2021, and from 1 September 2021 landlords will revert to face to face and physical document checks as set out in legislation and guidance.

Written by: Jinay

EPC rating C impossible for 1.7 million rental properties

Letting Agents and Landlords due to struggle as Rightmove research shows many rental properties will never make the required EPC band C by 2030

Written by: Jinay

Eviction notice period changes June 2021

Non-statutory guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities in the private and social rented sectors in the context of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Written by: Jinay Source: Government

More signs of recovery in London’s rental market

More signs of recovery in London’s rental market

Written by: Marc Da Silva Source: Property Industry Eye

Renters will continue to be supported as national COVID-19 restrictions ease.

•Four-month notice periods for most tenants until at least end of September 2021 •Move will ensure renters are protected as we continue through the Roadmap

Written by: Jinay

Advice for landlords carrying out right to rent checks during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This update replaces previous guidance issued on 20 April 2021. The temporary COVID-19 adjusted right to rent checks will now end on 20 June 2021, and from 21 June 2021 landlords will revert to face to face and physical document checks as set out in legislation and guidance.

Written by: Jinay

Deposit dispute....An open and shut case?

Deposit dispute....An open and shut case?

Written by: Sandy Bastin Source: Property Industry Eye

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Fees

Refundable Holding deposit - Capped at 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit - Capped at 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - Capped at £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent - Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs or give the tenant the option to purchase themselves

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc - Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated in contract

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