Government advice on home moving during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

The government has amended the coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations to make clear that people who wish to move home can do so. This guidance provides important public health information to ensure that moving home and key activities around this, such as viewing property, can happen safely. Click this link to read the full article.    

Landlords: Your Questions About The New Electrical Safety Standards Answered

NAPIT launch Guidance for Landlords on the new Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector, England, which come into force on the 1st July 2020. The Regulations coming into force are for new specified tenancies which require private landlords to ensure their properties are subject to electrical inspection and testing, resulting in a satisfactory […]

Scottish landlords interest-free loan scheme now open

The Scottish Government announced support for landlords whose tenants are having difficulty paying rent during the COVID-19 crisis and their landlords can now apply for a Private Rented Sector Landlord COVID-19 Loan Scheme. Click this link to read the whole article.    

Landlords slam Citizens Advice report as irresponsible

A recent report by Citizens Advice which claimed that as many as 2.6m private renters have missed a rent payment, or expect to do so, owing to coronavirus is potentially a long way wide of the mark and irresponsible, according to the NRLA. The association say that Citizens Advice appears to have extrapolated this figure […]