Form 6A The new rules under The Assured Tenancies and Agricultural Occupancies (Forms) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 have come into force as of 1 June 2019 as mentioned in our article of 29 May 2019. The Government has now made available the new prescribed Form 6A which must be used from 1 June 2019 for […]
The Assured Tenancies and Agricultural Occupancies (Forms) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 which come into force on 1 June 2019 introduce a new Form 6A, which is the prescribed form used to serve a valid Section 21 Notice, to incorporate relevant provisions of the Tenant Fees Act 2019. All Section 21 Notices served after 1 June […]
From 1 June 2019 private landlords will not be able to charge tenants for anything other than rent, deposits, utilities, fees for early termination, default of contract, lost keys or late payment of rent. If the charges are not included in the above list, they will be a prohibited payment. Common charges which are no […]
Accelerated Possession Procedure For many years the accelerated possession procedure has been a preferred method used by landlords to recover possession of properties let on Assured Shorthold Tenancies (“ASTs”). The Deregulation Act 2015 The Deregulation Act 2015 (the Act) and the Assured Shorthold Tenancy Notices and Prescribed Requirements (England) Regulations 2015 (as amended) (The AST […]
‘How to rent: the checklist for renting in England’ – Updated Version Further to our guidance on the new provisions that came into force in October 2015 regarding Section 21 notices (please see our guideance here) there has been a further update to the requirement for landlords to provide the ‘How To Rent’ booklet. As […]
Following the Court of Appeal decision in Cardiff County Council v Lee it was made clear that landlords who are considering applying for a warrant following a Defendant/tenant’s breach of a Suspended Possession Order (“SPO”) should first ensure that they obtain permission from the Court to apply for a warrant.