Landlord and tenant

Features and opinion

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    Time’s up

    2023-12-21T09:48:00+00:00By and

    Is the expiry date looming on the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954? Frances Edwards and Shanna Davison discuss proposals for its reform ahead of the Law Commission’s long-awaited consultation paper

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    Landlord certificates

    2023-09-18T00:00:00+01:00By and

    Paul Tonkin and Katie Dunn outline what you need to know about preparing landlord certificates, including the rigmarole and the risks involved

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    Rent reforms

    2023-09-18T00:00:00+01:00By and

    The Renters (Reform) Bill is currently making its way through parliament. Matthew Bonye and Shanna Davison of Herbert Smith Freehills consider the proposals for change

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    Going green


    Green leases are one way both landlords and tenants can reduce the environmental impact of property. Georgia Jones outlines the key issues

  • Richard Pulford is a white man with dark blonde hair and a trimmed beard, wearing a dark blue suit in an office. He's smiling

    Licence to rent


    Richard Pulford looks at how landlords can be subject to penalties if they do not follow the property licensing procedure, designed to endure that housing conditions are of an acceptable standard

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    Mandatory rental auctions


    In a significant shakeup to the high street, the government is proposing mandatory rental auctions. Michael Duncan considers the proposals and outlines how they might work in practice

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