10 November 2020
A top property law firm is questioning whether the government’s current eviction moratorium – effectively banning evictions until mid-January at the earliest – is actually even legal.
06 November 2020
The government has formally announced a pause in evictions in England until January 11 at the earliest.
05 November 2020
Labour has written to Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick demanding the return of the eviction ban – even though, to all intents and purposes, evictions are impossible to actively pursue until mid-January at the earliest.
25 September 2020
It appears that the Renters Reform Bill – a key measure in the 2019 Conservative General Election manifesto – has been pushed into the long grass.
22 September 2020
A Liberal Democrat Baroness says she is to make a last-ditch bid in the House of Lords tomorrow to stop evictions going ahead following the end of the ban.
18 September 2020
The lettings industry is today preparing for the current ban on repossessions to be lifted on Sunday with courts to hear cases again from Monday.
17 September 2020
Ahead of the evictions ban being lifted on Sunday, ARLA Propertymark has written to Housing Minister Robert Jenrick, setting out a range of points on behalf of letting agents.
16 September 2020
Landlords operating in England are increasingly seeking evictions advice from their Scottish counterparts, according to property management firm Apropos.
12 May 2020
Labour’s proposal to extend the current ban on private rental sector evictions could end up with some landlords in financial ruin.
25 March 2020
Labour is on the warpath against the government following the surprise contents of the Coronavirus Emergency Bill, apparently watering down the eviction ban.