Changes to Newcastle City Council’s Revenues and Benefits service

From 1 April 2019 residents will no longer be able to see a Benefits Officer in a Customer Service Centre …

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Flood Friday! Making the most of a waterlogged garden

Gardens are often not a tenant top priority and maintenance often falls to the landlord. With the recent bout of …

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Client Money Protection Scheme for Property Agents

The 7th March 2019 saw the Client Money Protection Schemes for Property Agents (Requirement to Belong to a Scheme etc) Regulations …

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 Guidance Document

Following the introduction of the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 MCHLG has produced a number of guidance documents …

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Changes to council Tax – Long Term Voids

In November 2018 the Government made some changes to council tax regulations regarding the empty property premium for those properties …

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Electrical Safety in the private rented sector

The consultation around the issue or electrical safety in private properties took place at the beginning of 2018 and had …

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Tenants Fees Bill passed

The Tenants Fees Bill has passed its final reading and awaiting Royal Assent before becoming an Act of Parliament. This …

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 now passed

The new act amends the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 to require that any property let by a landlord (private and …

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Report a problem with your tenancy

We have recently launched a new online form to allow both landlords and tenants to report a problem with their …

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