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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GDPR – are you compliant?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced on 25th May 2018, and if you are a landlord or agent …

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Changes to Gas safety checks

The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 came into force on 6th April 2018 making gas safety check …

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New code of practise announced for Letting and Managing agents

On 1 April 2018 the Ministries of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) announced proposals for the introduction of new …

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Do you know about the pre- action protocol for debt claims?

The Protocol describes the conduct the court will normally expect of those parties prior to the start of proceedings. It includes a template Information Sheet and Reply Form to be provided to debtors in all cases.

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