There’s an old saying that the only things that are truly free in this world are blackberries. Summer is the time for heading out into the countryside, and (as long as you know what you’re doing), foraging for free wild goodies like juicy blackberries, wild mushrooms, and plants.
The Tenant Fees Act 2019 (the Act) is part of a Government scheme to make residential letting fairer and to reduce the “hidden” costs that many tenants face when renting in the private sector. Tenants can see at the outset of a tenancy what the real cost of renting that property will be.
After the release of the latest committee report into the housing industry and developers’ use of leasehold agreements, many landlords are concerned that the government’s response could impact their businesses. Here, we look at the committee’s findings, examine what the government’s response is likely to be, and discuss the reaction of the housing sector so far.
The ruling by the High Court means the lease held by the European Medicines Agency will not be frustrated by the UK’s departure from the EU or by the Agency’s move to Amsterdam.
As if landlords didn’t have enough paperwork to worry about, as of the 1st April 2018, things got even more complicated.