Section 21 Tenant Evictions Notices are now
6 MONTHS NOTICE - applies from 29th Aug 2020
The PIMS Tenancy Agreement complies with the Tenant Fees Ban June 2019
(1) There shall be a requirement for letting and management agents to provide information on fees in a standardised and comparable format in all material for both prospective tenants and landlords. Landlord and tenant fees should be displayed alongside each other together with the purpose of each charge.
(2) In subsection (1) “in all material” includes on the agent's website, within property search website adverts alongside the rental asking price and in all paperwork.
It shall be a requirement for all persons newly entering into or renewing a private sector residential tenancy, be it undertaken directly or through a third party, to do so in the form of a written tenancy agreement between tenant and landlord.
In section 80 of the Housing Act 2004 (designation of selective licensing areas)—
(a) leave out subsection (3)(a) and substitute “that where selective licensing would improve the local environment through improved property management and provide significantly more good quality properties that are professionally managed for those privately renting, and”;
Immigration Act revised 2016 should a landlord or letting agent fail to ensure ALL tenants/occupiers have a righto reside for the duration of the tenancy then they may be fined £3000 for each breach. The Secretary of State may instruct the landlord to remove such persons without the need of a court order by way of reasonable force
Labour market enforcement - restriction on illegal migrants to work. A labour market enforcement undertaking (an “LME undertaking”) is an undertaking by the person giving it (the “subject”) to comply with any prohibitions, restrictions and requirements set out in the undertaking
Under section 42 of the County Courts Act 1984 it is possible for the Court to transfer a matter from the County Court to the High Court for enforcement but leave (permission) of the Court is required first. The transfer time varies from court to court and can take up to 28 days, but normally takes far less. An application to seek permission can be made either at the time of making the possession claim or after possession has been ordered.