The Housing and Planning Act 2016 has finally been published. This has taken some time due to the late amendments to the legislation and the tortured process of Parliamentary ping-pong between the Lords and the Commons.
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Rent controls have been tried in the past and are being proposed again by the Labour Party. This article discusses their effect.
On 6th April 2015, capital gains tax rules for landlords changed. Read this article to find out if those changes affected you.
What the new Deregulation Act means for the serving of Section 21 notices on your tenants.
One of the provisions in the new Deregulation overturned the appeal judge's decision in the infamous Superstrike v Rodrigues case that deemed a new tenancy was created when a written tenancy expired and required the reprotection of the deposit.
Rent to rent can be a minefield at the best of times, but you should beware of that fact that it now seems to be attracting some real sharks.