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Case of the week – Right to Rent - 24 August 2016

Many landlords and many letting agents are still confused by the requirements of the new Right to Rent legislation that came in from February 1st 2016.  The case this week is not unique but it is handy to explain the potential pitfalls for landlords. Our landlord called us worried that the agents they had employed did not seem to understand the ... more

RLA backing mandatory CMP schemes to protect landlords - 22 August 2016

The RLA is backing Government’s plans to make Client Money Protection (CMP) schemes compulsory for letting and management agents. The schemes protect the money of landlords and tenants if a letting or property agent goes into administration as well as protecting against theft or misappropriation. The cash in question is usually tenants’ deposits or landlords’ rents – or money for repairs. The ... more

City council consulting on licensing plans - 19 August 2016

Manchester City Council has today launched consultation on plans to introduce landlord licences at a cost of up to £750 per property. The selective licensing scheme will initially focus on a small part of Crumpsall, covering an area of around 400 private sector homes, with further consultations to be carried out in three other pilot areas in the north of city – ... more

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