Other policies and useful documents
This template will assist with the requirements of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 which requires all fees (inclusive of VAT) to be displayed in a prominent position in all offices, as well as company websites and third party portals including social media platforms.
In line with the requirements outlined within Schedule 1, Tenant Fees Act 2019 if a Holding Deposit is paid by a tenant/applicant to reserve a property the letting agent needs to be sure that the terms in relation with the TFA 2019 are clear. The holding deposit will create a binding conditional contract between tenant and landlord.
This policy is used when pets are permitted with the written permission of the landlord.
These clauses are to be used when an additional occupant is added to a tenancy with the agreement of the landlord.
This form should be used by landlords where possession of accommodation, let under an assured tenancy, an assured agricultural occupancy or an assured shorthold tenancy, is sought on one of the grounds in Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988.
An addendum is used when landlord and tenant have mutually agreed that an existing contract will be amended. The details of the changes, for example, change of rent date, pet clauses, permitted occupier clauses will be added to the addendum which is then signed and dated by all parties.
This notice is used for rent increases on Periodic Tenancies. Be sure to follow the instructions on the notice carefully. This notice cannot be used in Scotland or Wales.
The break clause is a clause in a tenancy agreement that provides both tenant and landlord the opportunity to terminate the tenancy agreement early during the fixed-term (e.g. the tenant can terminate a 12 month tenancy 6 months into the term). Be sure that the break clause is used mutually in favour of both parties.
This Excel spreadsheet checklist covers all the important dates you need to keep aware of in order to remain compliant when the Tenant Fee Ban comes into force.