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IMPORTANT: Government COVID 19 support guidance for landlords and renters.
April 5, 2020 / by

There are a number of  COVID 19 support measures announced for landlords and tenants by the government. Full details are available here Highlights are: From (26 March 2020) landlords will have to give all renters 3 months’ notice if they intend to seek possession (i.e. serve notice that they want to end the tenancy) –… Read more »

Coronavirus: Calls for student accommodation fees to be waived
April 5, 2020 / by

The National Union of Students (NUS) is calling on university accommodation providers to waive rent payments. Beth Evans, a second-year student at Queen Mary University of London, said she would find it difficult to pay £2,500 to Sanctuary Students after returning home and losing her part-time job position. The 19-year-old, who has set up an online… Read more »

Ban on evictions during coronavirus
April 5, 2020 / by

The government announced a three month ban on evictions as part of emergency coronavirus legislation. But the ban only covered new eviction proceedings, not people already in the court system. Last week, ministers caved in to pressure from Labour and charities and announced a complete ban on evictions. The courts in England and Wales have been… Read more »

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