How to increase rent in 2024

Model of house showing rent going up

In this blog post, I explain how landlords can handle rent increases in a fair way that balances their needs with those of their renters, and complies with the law in England. This is the approach of a good landlord, which recognises that private landlords are running a business, and not providing social housing. This […]

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What will be in the new Leasehold and Commonhold Reform Bill?

block of leasehold flats in England

The 2024 King’s Speech contained a commitment that “draft legislation will be published on leasehold and commonhold reform” in a new Leasehold and Commonhold Reform Bill for England and Wales, which “will bring the feudal system of leasehold to an end and reinvigorate commonhold”. At present, there are 5 million leaseholders in England, of which

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How and when will Labour abolish Section 21 no fault evictions?

section 21 with a stamp saying Abolition delayed

Following Labour’s victory in the 2024 general election, when will Labour carry out their long-standing promise to abolish Section 21? Labour used the word “immediately” on page 79 of their 2024 election manifesto: “We will immediately abolish Section 21 ‘no fault’ evictions”. Angela Rayner even added “no ifs, no buts” to this promise when speaking

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