Posts tagged Tenants
31 Days to go until the Tenant Fees Act 2019 becomes Law

Anticipating change or the next episode of Game of Thrones can be quite traumatic. Since Phillip Hammond’s announcement in his Autumn Statement which feels light years away, there has been a lot of deliberation over what can and cannot be charged , the impact on the Private Rented Sector, the impact on not only SMEs but all agency types and most important of all the impact on tenants.

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Tenant Fees Act Guidance Issued

On the 12th February 2019 the Ministry of Housing announced the date that the Tenant Fees Act 2019 would become law on the 1st June 2019. Whilst drafts of what the Act would include had been published, the guidance was highly anticipated in order for Landlords, Letting Agents, Property Managers and Tenants to be aware of exactly what this new piece of Legislation would include.

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 – 20th March 2019 – FAQs

The Act revives a clause in the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, requiring all rented homes to be ‘fit for human habitation’ at the start of the tenancy and throughout the duration of the tenancy. We have all been used to the LTA 1985 – Section 11 – as it’s the go to piece of legislation for Property Managers.

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