Tagged: eviction

Landlords disappointed at vote on revenge evictions

Landlords disappointed at vote on revenge evictions

Amendments aimed at combatting so-called retaliatory evictions have been passed in the House of Lords’ meaning they are almost certain to become law in the spring. The news has been met with consternation by...




Government amendment could have major consequences for landlords

Government amendment could have major consequences for landlords

A government amendment which could have major implications as to how landlords and letting agents deal with repairs is due to be debated on Wednesday. The proposed ‘retaliatory eviction’ amendment could mean a six-month delay...




Discover a way to serve a section 21 notice faster, less expensive and with greater security

Discover a way to serve a section 21 notice faster, less expensive and with greater security

RentPro has been partnered with Mailsoft Solutions for some time now and currently provides two services through RentPro: Registered Emails and Electronic Signatures, of which we explain in more details the benefits of these services...




2015 the year of the Goat

2015 the year of the Goat

With one month almost gone in 2015 already and new years resolutions most likely made and broken, why not take the time now to reflect on how RentPro can make your time more productive....




Landlords face a hike in eviction costs for a second successive year under government proposals

Landlords face a hike in eviction costs for a second successive year under government proposals

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is, until 27 February, consulting on raising the fee for possession claims in the County Court by £75 per claim – as part of a plan to save the department £55m...




Scottish letting agents in revolt over rent controls proposals

Scottish letting agents in revolt over rent controls proposals

Trade body Letscotland in response to the Scottish government’s consultation on a new tenancy regime for the country, has voiced its opinion that it is strongly opposed to government plans to introduce rent controls and...




Court of Appeal rules on tenancy deposit case

Court of Appeal rules on tenancy deposit case

Long-standing tenancies could be impacted by a new Court of Appeal decision. Although tenancy deposit regulations do not require landlords to protect deposits taken before April 2007 the court ruled that the Housing Act...




MPs urge caution over introduction of revenge eviction legislation

MPs urge caution over introduction of revenge eviction legislation

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Private Rented Sector has warned the Government not to resurrect plans to ban “revenge evictions” until it has done its homework. The group says that it heard a...




Claims of chaos in tenancy eviction process

Claims of chaos in tenancy eviction process

Landlord Action claims that the tenancy eviction process is in utter chaos. Reported problems with the county court system include lost files, year long delays and basic admin errors. These are resulting in some...




Parliament to see return of anti-evictions measure

Parliament to see return of anti-evictions measure

Four members of the House of Lords plan to re-introduce a bill to ban revenge evictions that was defeated in the Commons last week. The defeat was procedural, with two Tory MPs talking out...