Latest How to Rent Guide

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    Latest How to Rent Guide

    Hi all,

    Can I just clarify that the latest version of the 'How to Rent' guide released in January 2018 does not need to be given to tenants already in a periodic tenancy i.e. they were given the latest version when they went into a periodic tenancy but obviously this is now slightly 'out of date' due to the latest revision.

    Many Thanks
    Bob

    #2
    Ooh! I am just about to blog about this.. due to the update. The answer is No! You do NOT have to!
    "However, landlords do not need to re-serve the updated guide to any existing tenants."


    https://www.theprs.co.uk/news/how-to-rent-guide-updated

    Comment


      #3
      Shelter Legal's view on this
      http://england.shelter.org.uk/legal/...f_section_21#4
      I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...

      Comment


        #4
        Nice to see them all apparently singing from the same hymn book

        Comment

        Latest Activity

        Collapse

        • Reply to Section 21
          by Perce
          It is not clear yet what is going to happen with evictions. The ban may be extended till the end of the year. It is becoming almost impossible to evict a tenant. The government will make a decision shortly....
          29-05-2020, 20:24 PM
        • Section 21
          by zrux
          Hi

          My tenant was struggling to pay rent, they wanted to move to council house. And asked me to serve notice.
          I served them the section 21 Notice on 28Apr2020 and gave them 4 months to vacate the property on 31-Aug

          Since then the tenant says he doesn't want to move out...
          28-05-2020, 13:18 PM
        • Reply to Section 21
          by MdeB
          Yes for S8G8, but for the discretionary grounds it is for the LL to persuade the judge....
          29-05-2020, 19:56 PM
        • Reply to Aiming to get a CCJ on ex tenant
          by Stew
          I understand you are upset but chase the person named on the lease, if they are together still it will impact the both of them so chasing for the CCJ on the named tenant will still impact the one not named as it will carry forward with them if they don't pay right away and when they try and rent again...
          29-05-2020, 18:55 PM
        • Aiming to get a CCJ on ex tenant
          by MadLL
          Apologies if I have posted this before, but I cannot find my original post, if I did indeed post!
          I rented my property to a tenant. I knew at the start of the tenancy that the partner planned to move in at a later date, although the tenant denied the partner ever moved in as I expect they did...
          29-05-2020, 17:30 PM
        • Reply to The tenant won't pay due rent
          by Perce
          DPT57

          I agree and this is a problem. Very difficult to find someone you can trust that they would do a good job.

          It looks like one has to become a solicitor first to be able to deal with solicitors. Solicitors forget half of the things you tell them, make errors, expect...
          29-05-2020, 18:52 PM
        • The tenant won't pay due rent
          by Uklondoner
          The tenant just told me he can't pay not even half and didn't apply for benefit probably doesn't know how to. He said I can call Police. What to do now? I know the government back people like him....
          18-04-2020, 18:34 PM
        • Reply to Aiming to get a CCJ on ex tenant
          by Hudson01
          I can not see you getting anywhere with the ex tenants partner but i totally agree you should chase the non paying tenant until the end of time, its is the previous landlords in not going after the arrears which then caused your tenant to be able to not pay you...... somewhere a stand has to be mad...
          29-05-2020, 18:38 PM
        • Reply to Aiming to get a CCJ on ex tenant
          by Perce
          Send your ex tenant a 14 days pre action letter first....
          29-05-2020, 18:33 PM
        • Reply to Section 21
          by Perce
          The tenant should move to a cheaper accommodation which he can afford....
          29-05-2020, 18:31 PM
        Working...
        X