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Significant overhaul to the private rented sector in England as the government plans to abolish ‘no fault’ evictions

United Kingdom - April 15 2019 On 15 April 2019, the government published its response to its consultation paper on reforming tenancies in the private rented sector in England. The...

Sue Thompson, Adam Collins, Chris Lee.

Changes to the regime for evicting tenants with ASTs: in force now

United Kingdom - October 3 2018 As from 1 October 2018, provisions of the Deregulation Act 2015 came into force and will impact on all assured shorthold tenancies (ASTs) that...

Sue Thompson.

Law Commission consulting on major reforms to leasehold enfranchisement

United Kingdom - October 1 2018 On 20 September 2018, the Law Commission published its consultation paper on leasehold enfranchisement reforms. The proposals put forward by the Law...

Sue Thompson.

Government publishes updated “How to Rent” guide

United Kingdom - July 4 2018 On 26 June 2018, the government published an updated “How to Rent” guide, together with a further collection of “how to” housing guides. The four...

Sue Thompson, Sian Edmonds.

Court of Appeal clarifies test for a "qualifying long term agreement"

United Kingdom - June 7 2018 Landlords are required to consult with their tenants before entering into any contract for the provision of services where a tenant is required to...

Sue Thompson.