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📱 Self-managed Landlords!: A summary of latest LAW CHANGES impacting YOU! đŸ‘©‍⚖

Evictions 
➡ Evictions were put on hold until 31st May 2021, the ban is now lifted ⚖
➡ However, the Government is still urging Landlords to try to resolve matters amicably đŸ€    

Section 21 (S21)
➡ Currently S21 notices are 4 months ⏳
➡ It’s likely that the Government will abolish S21 evictions altogether later this year 🛑
➡ Most serious cases, will remain lower than 4 months
🔍 For list of these exemptions and their notice timescales: https://lnkd.in/dKdSzPc đŸ“©
🔍 Feeling adventurous?! Read the Amendment of Schedule 29 to the Coronavirus Act 2020 in full here: https://lnkd.in/d5Q7jwH đŸ“©

Debt management
➡ 'Breathing Space Scheme' was introduced last month... 🚩
➡ Landlords must include details of the scheme within documentation when seeking to gain possession 📎
➡ Designed to allow those struggling financially to have limited time in which to seek advice and formulate a plan to move forward ⏩
➡ New Section 8 notices must include details of the 'Breathing Space Scheme' or will be invalid đŸš«
🔍 Landlords will need a NEW Section 8 notice: DOWNLOAD it HERE: https://lnkd.in/dua557i đŸ“©

Electrical Testing
➡ All Tenancies require an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) from 1st April 2021 ⚡
➡ Landlords are required to supply a copy of the written report to Tenants ✍
➡ Local Authorities can enforce penalties of up to £30,000 per breach! 💰💰💰  

Carbon Monoxide
➡ The outcome of a review of carbon monoxide alarm requirements is expected later this year đŸ”„
➡ Currently limited to solid fuel appliances, the regulations may be extended to the installation of oil and gas boilers too 👍

Pets
➡ Government wants pet-friendly contracts as standard đŸ€
➡ Default position to include consent for pets 🐰
➡ Note: this is not a compulsory change to the Tenancy Agreement đŸš«
➡ Landlords will have to provide a good reason for saying no to a pet request 🙅‍♂
🔍 Download Government's Model Tenancy Agreement here: https://lnkd.in/dU8GpnQ đŸ“©

Right To Rent
➡ From 1st July 2021, there will be an end to the temporary relaxation on seeing original documents which was allowed during the pandemic 🛑
➡ Landlords will no longer be able to check Tenant documents over video call or by receiving a scanned version đŸš«  
➡ Landlords must revert to face-to-face and physical document checks 🛂

Yes it's all getting a bit legal, and there's so much more to think about! Best advice: get in touch to discuss our FULLY MANAGED service, leave with our EXPERT TEAM and we'll take care of... EVERYTHING! đŸŠč‍â™€ïžđŸŠž‍♂

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Posted 14 June 2021
by Ali Baylav Managing Director Cavendish Residential

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