Advice for Landlords and Tenants

Making decisions for someone else: LPA or Deputyship?

Making decisions for someone else: LPA or Deputyship?

Making decisions for someone else Have you ever thought about what might happen if you were no longer able to make decisions about your own finances or your personal welfare? Or are you concerned about a loved one’s capacity to make decisions for themselves? You might...

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Right to rent guide for landlords

Right to rent guide for landlords

What is the right to rent? As a landlord, you are legally required to check the immigration status of all tenants, lodgers and any other adults who will be living in your property to make sure they have a right to rent residential property in England. The right to...

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How to be a responsible landlord

How to be a responsible landlord

Do you understand your responsibilities as a landlord? Your responsibilities as a landlord are not only a legal obligation but also make sound business sense. Ensuring the right paperwork is in place, dealing promptly with repairs and having clear communication with...

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Eviction ban extended until 31 May 2021

Eviction ban extended until 31 May 2021

UPDATE - 11 MARCH 2021 Yesterday, the Government announced an extension to support for residential tenants. The ban on bailiff-enforced evictions, and the requirement for landlords to provide 6-month notice periods to tenants before they evict them, will be extended...

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All of your Covid-19 Housing questions answered!

All of your Covid-19 Housing questions answered!

If you have any questions for the housing team or want some advice on housing issues, contact us today on 01392 256854 or by email enquiries@cartridgeslaw.co.uk. Eviction Can my landlord evict me because of coronavirus? An eviction is illegal if your landlord has not...

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Legal highlights for estate and letting agents

Estate and letting agents have had a few years of grappling with new laws and regulations. What is apparent going forward is that there doesn’t appear to be any let up any time soon. In an effort to assist our property loving pals, we have put together this list of...

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Gaining Possession for Landlords

There are two main routes for private landlords to regain possession of their property under the Housing Act 1988. Section 21: an automatic right of possession without having to give any grounds (reasons) once the fixed term has expired.  Section 8: grants a...

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