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New Form 6A and updated version of the “How to Rent: The checklist for renting in England” guide now available for Section 21 Notices

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 any Section 21 Notices served for all new tenancies and renewal tenancies starting on or after 1 October 2015.

Please follow the link below for a copy of the new form 6A:

Download new 6A Form

The Government has also produced notes for the new Form 6A which are available at the link below:

Download 6A Form Notes

How to rent: the checklist for rent in England booklet (2019)

An updated version of the How to Rent: The checklist for renting in England was launched by the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government on 31 May 2019 and requires all private landlords to issue it when granting new tenancies.

The main updates in the updated booklet are references to the Tenant Fees Act 2019 which came into force on 1 June 2019.

Please find a copy of the How to Rent guide by following the link below:

Download How to Rent Guide

For further advice on this issue please contact our Property Disputes Team.

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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.

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