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We at 247 are realistic, understanding but fair. We understand the difference between can’t pay and won’t pay. A difference between a good tenant who needs help in bad times and a bad tenant who ign... read more »
How to get started with buy to let financing
June 8, 2015 by National Landlords Association
NLA London Rep Richard Blanco unpacks buy to let financing…
I’m always keen to encourage people to research their ow... read more »
Earlier this year Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather introduced a Private Members' Bill to Parliament – the Tenancies (Reform) Bill – in an attempt to ban so called 'retaliatory' or 'revenge' evictions.
Backed by a range o... read more »
Local Housing Allowance
Since its introduction in 2008, Local Housing Allowance (LHA) has had a massive effect on landlords letting accommodation to housing benefit tenants. Intended to help people on Housing Benefit acce... read more »
Your landlord probably has extra legal responsibilities if the house or flat you share with other tenants is a house in multiple occupation (HMO).
Extra legal protection in shared housing
Your landlord has extra legal responsibilities if the home... read more »
Your home is a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) if both of the following apply:
at least 3 tenants live there, forming more than 1 household
you share toilet, bathroom or kitchen facilities with... read more »
Your rights and responsibilities You’ll have certain rights and responsibilities if you’re a tenant in privately rented property.
Your rights As a tenant, you have the right to: live in a property that’s safe and in a good state of... read more »
What your landlord must do
Your landlord is always responsible for repairs to:
the property’s structure and exterior
basins, sinks, baths and other sanitary fittings including pipes and drains
heating and hot water
gas appliance... read more »
Landlord and tenant responsibilities
Under the conditions of the tenancy agreement, both the tenant and the Housing Executive or housing association have responsibilities for carrying out repairs to properties.
Who is responsible?
Tenant and ... read more »