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Updated Safety Regulations in force from 01/10/2022

  The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022 will come into force on 01/10/2022, extending the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015. The updated Regulations are coming into force without any transition period and must be complied with immediately.   At the moment the Regulations are that: 1. A smoke alarm […]

What’s White and read all over?

  The answer is: the long-awaited Renter’s Reform White Paper*, which was (finally!) released yesterday. I have poured through all 43 pages of the White Paper and the accompanying 50-page consultation response** to update landlords on everything they want and need to know.   12-Point Plan Government have confined their agenda to deliver “a fairer, […]

Renter’s Reform Reiterated

  In yesterday’s Queen’s Speech – which set out government’s agenda for new laws to be introduced over the coming months – ministers again vowed to introduce a ‘Renters’ Reform Bill’ (the ‘Bill’). The Prime Minister’s Office has confirmed that the Bill “will abolish so-called ‘no fault’ Section 21 evictions and strengthen landlords’ rights of […]

More New Right to Rent Rules in Place

  From today, changes to Right to Rent legislation will come into force, affecting checks for some groups of tenants.   You can see the guidance which is now force here.    Biometric Card Holders  From today, landlords must check the right to rent of those tenants with a Biometric Residence Card, Biometric Residence Permit, or […]