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A Ban on Letting Fees

Posted: 11th January 2018
Categories: Legal

On 1st November 2017 the Government announced a draft bill to ban letting fees for tenants. The proposed new laws will mean tenants can only be asked to pay their rent and an up-front deposit.

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New EPC Legislation

Posted: 11th January 2018
Categories: Legal

From 1st April 2018 the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) comes into force. This will prohibit the granting of new tenancies (or renewing/extending existing tenancies) for properties with an EPC rating of F or G. The Government has further stated that from 1st April 2020, this restriction is extended to cover all existing tenancies for properties in scope of the regulations.

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