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Propertymark Manifesto

  In our manifesto:  Regulation  | Stamp duty on additional properties  | Property MOTs  | Incentives for downsizers  | Housing court system  | Digital logbooks  | Unfair clauses in leaseholds  | Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap and Universal Credit  | Database of...


Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Mandatory Electrical Safety Checks

ELECTRICAL SAFETY REGULATIONS TO COME INTO FORCE       The Government has laid The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020. What does this mean? Subject to approval by both Houses of Parliament, landlords and...


Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020

2019 Opening hours over Christmas

2019 Opening hours over Christmas


Posted on Monday, December 23, 2019

Rightmove advertising restrictions for DSS/HB

No housing benefits’ in letting listings – an update from the government and action required You may remember that earlier this year the government announced plans to work with key stakeholders in the industry to end the practice of advertisements that exclude tenants receiving housing benefit. At the time, we asked...


Posted on Tuesday, October 8, 2019

MHCLG - A New Deal for Renting: A Consultation

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government A New Deal for Renting: A Consultation Frequently Asked Questions   General questions and answers   Q What is an assured shorthold tenancy?   A: An assured shorthold tenancy is a type of fixed term tenancy under the 1988...


Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

• Government announces end to unfair evictions

·         Press release ·         Government announces end to unfair evictions ·         Biggest change to the private rental sector for a generation. ·...


Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2019