New Right to Rent law applies February 2016

The Right To Rent Scheme and Illegal Immigrants

From 1st February 2016 Landlords and their Letting Agent are legally obligated to check the immigration status of their tenants and face a hefty fine if they don't.

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Mandatory smoke alarm.

House of Lords Blocks Private Rented Sector Mandatory Smoke Alarm Legislations

New law forcing compulsory smoke alarms for landlords blocked on a technicality.

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Holding deposit.

Holding Deposits For Rented Properties

Landlord best practice for taking and dealing with tenant's holding deposits.

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Legionnaire's Disease in rental property.

Upated: Water Safety and Legionella in rented property

Update on our previous article concerning managing Legionella risk in rented properties.

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Confidentiality and data protection.

Landlords, Tenants, and Data Protection

There are a few simple things you should know as a landlord that will stop you from falling foul of the Data Protection Act 1998

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