London Borough of Lewisham
New Additional Licensing Scheme
In Lewisham you will shortly need a licence for any HMO above a commercial premises. This licence could cost up to £400.
For more information visit: Which houses in multiple occupation need to be licensed in Lewisham?.
Legionella: is your knowledge up to date? - 23 August 2017
It is the silent killer that could be lurking in taps, shower heads and air conditioning systems, and it causes hundreds of deaths each year according to Public Health England. And with recent changes to industry guidance around Legionnaires' disease, landlords are being encouraged to ensure that their knowledge of the fatal disease is up to date by signing up to ... more
Call of the week-energy efficiency standards - 23 August 2017
As April 1st 2018 approaches more and more calls to the Landlord Advice Team focus on the new requirements around energy efficiency. For most callers this is a relatively simple case of explaining that, from that date, it will be unlawful to grant a new tenancy (including renewals) to someone for a property with an EPC rating of F or ... more
DWP launches new helpline for landlords - 22 August 2017
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has introduced a new helpline for landlords whose Universal Credit tenants will not communicate with them. The new number 0345 600 4272 can be used by landlords who are unable to obtain the tenant's co-operation to get DWP to supply information when it comes to enquiries about major payments - such as a direct ... more
New rules regarding EPCs are due to come into force, with the introduction of minimum energy efficiency ratings in the PRS - changes that could have a big impact on those landlords whose homes do not meet the new standards. Do you know your obligations? Take our quick quiz to find out. [qsm quiz=6] ... more
Energy efficiency: how to get compliant - 21 August 2017
It is a big year for energy efficiency, with 2017 marking ten years since the introduction of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). These certificates are necessary whenever a home is bought, sold or rented and are valid for 10 years. And change is afoot – with news rules being introduced next year proposing the introduction of minimum ratings in the PRS. As ... more
Events and Training
|National Landlord Investment Show East London||6th September 2017||More Info|
|Property Investor & Homebuyer Show||6th October 2017||ExCel, London||More Info|
|Property Investor & Homebuyer Show||20th April 2018||More Info|
|RLA Online Training||More Info|
|Electrical Safety||12th September 2017||London||£144 to £180||Book Now|
|Leasehold Service Charges||21st September 2017||London||£200 to £250||Book Now|
|Principles of HMO's||26th September 2017||London||£150 to £169||Book Now|
|Principles of Lettings||28th September 2017||London||£99 to £135||Book Now|
|Agents Guide to Lettings||5th October 2017||London||£150 to £170||Book Now|
|Gaining Possession||10th October 2017||London||£150 to £169||Book Now|
|Capital Gains Tax||24th October 2017||London||£148 to £185||Book Now|
|Property Tax||25th October 2017||London||£165 to £189||Book Now|
|Property Repairs||7th November 2017||London||£132 to £165||Book Now|
|Property Standards and Safety||14th November 2017||London||£150 to £171||Book Now|
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