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Further changes to model lease

Due to government errors with the updating of its model lease at the start of April, further changes have been made to the lease wording. All the changes made to the lease since 31 March are highlighted in yellow in the lease template which you can download here....

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End of rent cap and eviction moratorium

The rent cap and eviction moratorium came to an end on 31 March 2024. A summary of what this means for landlords is set out below: Rent cap – as of 1 April 2024 landlords can propose an increase of any amount for tenants on private residential tenancy (PRT)...

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SAL in the media

Another busy week for John Blackwood, SAL chief executive, with the new Housing Bill being published on Thursday 27 March. Catch up via the links below: BBC News: Housing bill could create new rent control areas – 27 March Scottish Housing News: Rent controls and new...

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Buy-to-let market update – April 2024

By Doug Hall, director, 3mc Welcome to ‘Buy-to-let market’, a column aimed at providing you with recent criteria and product updates within the buy-to-let (BTL) lending markets. The information within this article is correct as at 27/03/2024. BTL market update:...

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