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Energy bills in Cornwall - National Read Your Meter Day

Are you aware of the 'Right to Rent' changes?

Tue 07 Sep 2021

As a Landlord, you are responsible for checking that your tenant has the right to rent in the UK or risk an unlimited fine. There have been changes to the way checks are carried out.

Are you aware of the 'Right to Rent' changes?

Tenant Rewards at The Accommodation Bureau

Thu 22 Apr 2021

We are proud to announce the launch of our brand new Customer Rewards Platform in partnership with Vaboo.

Tenant Rewards at The Accommodation Bureau

What is The Debt Respite Scheme and how does it affect a landlord?

Thu 18 Mar 2021

The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 come into force on 4 May 2021.

What is The Debt Respite Scheme and how does it affect a landlord?

Winter Update - When a D is really a C

Tue 01 Dec 2020

It was always planned that a rise in the minimum energy efficiency standard was on the cards. The indications were that the minimum E EPC rating would be replaced with a D rating in 2025 and to a C rating from 2030. A new consultation proposes a new, accelerated timetable.

Winter Update - When a D is really a C

Covid-19 Possession Rules and Regulations

Fri 02 Oct 2020

The courts in England and Wales reopened on 21 September 2020 for all possession claims. It is clear there will be a prioritisation of cases and notice periods will not revert back to the original timeframes until at least April 2021.

Covid-19 Possession Rules and Regulations

A consultation not to ignore!

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Our article in June, "Is there life beyond section 21?" reflected on what may replace section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, a proposal by the Government. The consultation about the replacement for section 21 was promised before the summer but was not published until 21 July. The decision to repeal section 21 has already been made.

A consultation not to ignore!

It’s safeagent Awareness Week - protecting landlords and tenants

Mon 17 Jun 2019

We're proudly supporting safeagent Awareness Week 2019 – highlighting consumer protection in the private rented sector

It’s safeagent Awareness Week - protecting landlords and tenants