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Renters Reform Bill debate
Date: 27 May 2024
Renters’ Reform Bill abandoned

Renters’ Reform Bill is abandoned and must now be started again after years of uncertainty and campaigning by landlord and tenant groups.

Signing of Assured Shorthold Agreement
Date: 24 May 2024
Contractual periodic or statutory periodic tenancies

Do you know the differences between between contractual periodic and statutory periodic tenancies?

Renters Reform Bill debate
Date: 25 April 2024
MPs approve Renters’ Reform Bill

The UK’s rental market is set for a significant overhaul with the passage of the Renters Reform Bill through the House of Commons.

leeds city council logo
Date: 23 April 2024
Leeds Accredited Waste Carrier Scheme launched

Leeds Accredited Waste Carrier Scheme helps Leeds residents find someone local, legal, and responsible to take away their waste from the home or garden.

Houses of Parliament aerial view
Date: 22 April 2024
Renters’ Reform Bill returns to Parliament this week

Government confirms the Renters’ Reform Bill is set for its next parliamentary hurdle on Wednesday, 24 April 2024.

Green Party logo
Date: 19 April 2024
Green Party manifesto calls for immediate rent controls

The Green Party in their latest manifesto ahead of the 2nd May local elections pledge to “tame” the PRS with “immediate” rent controls and banning of section 21 evictions.

leeds city council logo
Date: 18 April 2024
Private Sector Lettings Scheme seeks landlords with family homes

Landlords who accept tenants in receipt of benefits may be interested in the council’s Private Sector Lettings Scheme. The has strong demand for family homes of two, three and four bedrooms.

House of Common housing debate
Date: 4 April 2024
Renters’ Reform Bill to return to Parliament in mid-April

The government has announced the Renters’ Reform Bill with amendments will return to the House of Commons in mid-April.

British Property Federation Head of Policy Ian Fletcher
Date: 2 April 2024
Landlord trade association warns scrapping s21 will be a disaster without better courts

The British Property Federation has warned the abolition of no-fault evictions will be a disaster without improvements to the court system.

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Date: 28 March 2024
Landlords using limited companies face tax scrutiny

Landlords using limited companies may need to show they spend at least 20 hours a week working in the business to qualify for tax benefits.