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Emma Morris

HMO Licencing Update

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From 1st October 2018 the rules for Licencing Houses of Multiple Occupation will be tightened. Any property let to 5 or more people living in 2 or more households will have to be licenced. This no longer applies to properties of 3 or more stories...

Landlord and tenant news

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A recent Supreme Court decision is likely to be met with relief by buy-to-let owners of leasehold properties. The court had been asked to consider whether an intermediate landlord was in breach of the statutory covenant to keep the structure and exterior of...

Residential tenancies

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All private landlords should be made aware that, from 1 February 2016, they will have to check that new tenants have the right to be in the UK before renting out their property. The Immigration Act 2014 prohibits private landlords of residential...