Tenants falling behind on their rent is a huge concern for landlords and one of the most common reasons why landlords evict tenants in the private rental sector. However, there are certain procedures landlords must legally follow if they wish to evict a tenant who has not paid their rent. In this blog, we’ll explain the steps landlords need to take to evict a tenant on the grounds of rent arrears.
Dilapidations is a specific area of the law which refers to rental properties, both residential and commercial, that are in disrepair. It’s an area of the law both landlords and tenants should be aware of. In this blog, we’ve explained the purpose of dilapidation claims and what landlords should do if they wish to make a claim.
Earlier this month, on the 6th April 2022 the UK Government issued changes to the Code of Practice landlords must follow to check tenants have a ‘Right to Rent’ in the UK. In this blog, we explain what the changes are and the steps landlords need to take to ensure they remain compliant.