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New Domestic Abuse Act 2020 Becomes Law

Updated: 22nd September 2021 The Domestic Abuse Act 20201 became law after the royal assent on 29th April. The landmark legislation aims to provide added protection to the millions of people in the UK that suffer from domestic violence. The listed below are the added protection: Increase scope to include controlling and cohesive behaviour to acknowledge …

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Section 21 and Section 8 Notice periods to revert to pre-Covid time

The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies and Notices) (Amendment and Suspension) (England) Regulations 2021 coming into force on 1 October 2021 means that notice periods will now revert to pre-covid time. What does this mean?  This means that the notice period for section 21 notice will revert to 2 months’ notice and section 8 notices …

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LEGAL PROTECTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL TENANTS IN ARREARS

Further extensions to temporary laws that further protect commercial tenants. The temporary moratorium against forfeiture of a lease for non-payment of rent has been extended by 9 months, until 25 March 2022. This means that commercial landlords cannot forfeit a business tenancy for non-payment of rent if the non-payment is a result of the COVID-19. …

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Have you reported any property repairs which are still outstanding?

Are you a social housing tenant? Have you reported any property repairs which are still outstanding? Social housing landlords have to follow certain rules on repairs and maintenance laid down in the Regulator of Social Housing, failure to meet these standards could result in you the tenant being awarded a successful compensation claim against your …

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