What new rental legislation will mean for landlords


What new rental legislation will mean for landlords

This page was last updated on December 18, 2023
Landlords in England will need to adapt to a range of significant new rules if the proposed Renters’ (Reform) Bill becomes law in 2024.

The Renters (Reform) Bill, which was outlined in the King’s Speech in November, includes the abolition of ‘no-fault’ evictions. It will also make it easier for landlords to recover properties if they wish to sell, move in a family member or evict tenants who “willfully” fail to pay their rent.

Furthermore, the bill will:

At Shipleys, our property specialists are helping landlords understand and prepare for the latest regulations. We also support them with tax planning, VAT claims, valuations, forecasting, debt and business restructuring, as well as routine compliance.

If we can help in any way, please speak with your Shipleys contact or one of our specialists shown on this page.

Specific advice should be obtained before taking action, or refraining from taking action, in relation to this summary. If you would like advice or further information, please speak to your usual Shipleys contact.

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