Wirral Council Extends Selective Licensing Scheme

Landlords are being warned that Wirral Council is extending its selective licensing scheme, after a family of landlords was fined more than £16,000 for failing to comply with the system. From April 2019, streets in Birkenhead, Hamilton Square and Seacombe will become...

16 things buy-to-let landlords need to know in 2019

The key rules for property investors, from letting fees to licensing change It’s a confusing time to be a landlord, with new regulations on fees and licensing joining the raft of tax changes introduced over the past few years. Add to that uncertainty over Brexit and...

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill becomes law

The Bill, tabled by Karen Buck MP, means that it will be a requirement for all social and private landlords (or agents acting on their behalf) in England to ensure that a property is fit for human habitation at the beginning and throughout the duration of the tenancy....