Quick guide to minimum energy efficiency standards

From the 1st April 2018 there was a requirement for any properties rented out in the private rented sector to …

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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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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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Changes to how hate crime is reported in Newcastle

Stop Hate UK offer independent and confidential Hate Crime reporting services in commissioned areas around the UK. Whether you are …

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Changes to HMO licencing – from 1st October

Starting from 1st October 2018 any property with five or more tenants, where two or more of the tenants are not related, …

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