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Landlords urged not to get caught out by rule changes

Date: 2nd October 2019 - Author: William Lewis - Download: PDF - TXT

Time flies when rents are coming in without issue. It may be worth Landlords with long lasting tenants to check exactly when their agreements started in preparation for changes to eviction rules next month.

From Monday 1 October, section 21 eviction rules introduced in 2015 will be extended to apply to most tenancies in England and not just those that have commenced since The Deregulation Act came in October 2015.

The Act formalised the eviction process so that Landlords could no longer simply serve a notice in any form of written style, but instead must use a prescribed form...