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Landlords Outraged At Right To Rent Prison Threat


Thursday, August 13, 2015

Landlords Could Face Jail For Non Compliance Of Right To Rent Legislation Private rental sector landlords and letting agents have expressed outrage over proposed amendments to the forthcoming Immigration Bill (2015) expected in September, when MPs return to work after their summer break. Section 20 – 37 of the Immigration Act 2014 contained the provision [...]


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Is Rent Protection Behind Fall In Number Of PRS Repossession Claims?


Thursday, February 19, 2015

More PRS Landlords Using Rent Protection Insurance To Avoid Rent Arrears There has been a significant increase in the number of UK landlords using Rent Protection insurance to guarantee continuous rental income from tenants during the course of a typical tenancy in the private rental sector (PRS). New figures published by the Ministry of Justice [...]


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Superstrike Decision Challenged By New Ruling


Monday, June 16, 2014

New Legal Precedent Set To Level Playing Field For Landlords As Domcode Ltd v Cheihk Overturns Superstrike Decision   The consequences of the legal precedent set by the Superstrike v Rodrigues case have been debated at length by legal commentators since the Court of Appeal’s fateful decision in favour of tenants on 14th June 2013. Superstrike v Rodrigues [...]


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Wishing Landlords And Letting Agents A Very Merry Christmas


Wednesday, December 25, 2013

 Merry Christmas! As this year comes towards its end, all the staff from all the teams at Legal 4 Landlords would just like to publicly say THANK YOU to all landlords, lettings agents and property management agencies for your continued support throughout 2013. This year has been a very exciting year for Legal 4 Landlords [...]


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Avoid Rent Arrears This Christmas


Thursday, December 12, 2013

Landlords Need To Take Action Now To Prevent Rent Arrears Many UK private rental sector landlords without rent guarantee insurance may find that a number of their tenants will choose to put Christmas before paying the rent, leading to increased financial pressure for landlords and the threat of eviction for non paying tenants. Tenants often [...]


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Landlord Details Must Be Included In Prescribed Information


Friday, July 5, 2013

Solicitors state that all landlord details should be included in Prescribed Information The information must be included, even when the rental property is fully managed by a managing agent, to avoid any possible legal problems with tenancy deposits. Linda Howard, of Shoosmiths solicitors has warned that individual judges could make different interpretations on the wording of [...]


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Tenant Eviction Figures Increase Again


Thursday, March 14, 2013

Landlord Possession Claims Soar Again   There has been a dramatic increase in the number of PRS landlords seeking to evict bad tenants and the volume of possession orders doesn’t look like abating any time soon according to data released by the UK Government. Government figures show that there were 103,329 landlord claims for tenant [...]


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Dealing With Tenants In Rent Arrears


Friday, October 19, 2012

The number of private sector tenants in severe arrears is still increasing, albeit at a slower rate, rising by 1.6% in the 3rd quarter of 2012. There are now more than 99,000 tenants in rent arrears greater than 8 weeks plus – the highest since 2008 and 15% more than last year. Tenants in severe [...]


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