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The Government has implemented new legislation to protect tenants experiencing financial difficulties as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
While recent tax changes have led many landlords to put their expansion plans on hold, a small but resolute group continue to make prudent additions to their portfolios.
Change tack on rental sector or face severe shortages, landlords warn Boris and Jeremy
The government waited until a minute before midnight to publish its revised guidance on Section 21 evictions and its updated How To Rent guide, both of which now reflect the new realities of the tenant fees ban.
Time taken to evict tenants increases by seven days to over 17 weeks. Official figures from Ministry of Justice put government's plans to ban Section 21 'no fault' evictions into disarray.
Legislation that will bring in a tenant fees ban in Wales has been given Royal Assent and will become law on 1st September.
Hurried comments to reassure follow widespread alarm that abolishing Section 21 notices would be 'devastating' for landlords and agents.
If you've ever looked at getting a licence for an HMO, you might have noticed it's a slightly complicated issue.
The Renting Homes (Wales) (Fees etc.) Bill successfully passed Stage 4 of the Assembly’s legislative process on 27 March 2019.