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Section 21(1) Possession Notice Period is now 3 Months

Filed in Bath, Bristol, Landlords by on 26th March, 2020 0 Comments
Section 21(1) Possession Notice Period is now 3 Months

Landlords with renting to tenants under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement are now required to serve three months (not two as previously legislated) notice for a no-fault eviction. The Housing Act 1988 section 21(1) Form 6A has been changed to reflect new legislation which came into force on 26 March 2020 and should be used […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Useful Info for Landlords

Filed in Bath, Bristol, Landlords by on 23rd March, 2020 2 Comments
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Useful Info for Landlords

We have collated a number of links and some general information to help landlords keep on top of the Coronavirus situation. Hopefully, you will find this page of use during these challenging and sad times. The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 Consolidated_Landlord_and_Tenant_Guidance_COVID_and_the_PRS_v4.2 Government Covid-19 Guidance for Landlords and Tenants 30th March  PM Boris […]

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West of England Landlord Expo 2019

Filed in Bath, Bristol, Landlords by on 19th January, 2019 0 Comments
West of England Landlord Expo 2019

The next Bristol Landlord Expo will take place on Tuesday 2nd April 2019. At the UWE Exhibition Center, Start 11:00am and closes at 7:00pm. Please come and join us on stand 15. There is no admission charge! For more details or to register as an exhibitor yourself click here.

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 is now Law!

Filed in Bath, Breaking News, Bristol, Landlords by on 21st December, 2018 0 Comments
Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 is now Law!

 The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 is now Law! The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government has released its official guide for landlords to the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, which comes into force on the 20th March 2019. Click here to access the guide. Following agreement by both Houses […]

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Bristol Landlord Expo 2018

Filed in Bristol, Landlords by on 10th June, 2018 1 Comment
Bristol Landlord Expo 2018

This will be the eighteenth annual Landlord Expo, so we hope you will join us in celebrating this achievement. The Expo has gone from strength to strength and is seen as the event to attend for landlords in the West Country and beyond. Click here for more details. The Association of Local Landlords (Wessex) will be […]

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Bristol Additional Licensing approved!

Filed in Breaking News, Bristol, Landlords by on 19th February, 2018 8 Comments
Bristol Additional Licensing approved!

Bristol landlords, news update 11th April 2019: BCC have issued formal public notice of this additional licensing scheme: Click here: Public notice- Central Bristol AL designation 2019 vFinal.  Bristol landlords, news update 2nd April 2019: The Mayor and other members of the Bristol City Council Cabinet met today and approved the implementation of Additional Licensing within […]

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Bristol City Council release guide to PRS Fire Safety Standards

Filed in Bristol, Landlords by on 12th October, 2017 0 Comments
Bristol City Council release guide to PRS Fire Safety Standards

Bristol City Council have provided a basic guide to the fire precautions required in Privately Rented Properties. The standard includes all sizes of property, not just licensed HMOs’. Additionally, for landlords with properties in Bath & South Glos, as these Councils employ the same fire service, then these regulation will soon be coming your way! A […]

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Review of HMO Fire Standards by Bristol City Council

Filed in Bristol by on 16th April, 2017 0 Comments
Review of HMO Fire Standards by Bristol City Council

Although the details for the proposed extension to mandatory licensing are not currently known, Bristol City Council (BCC) have reviewed the fire standards for the existing mandatory licensing. Following discussions with Avon Fire & Rescue there have been some changes to the fire safety standards in properties requiring a Mandatory HMO Licence. To see if […]

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Bath and Bristol Councils’ plan blanket HMO Licensing across the cities

Filed in Bath, Bristol, Landlords by on 12th September, 2016 0 Comments
Bath and Bristol Councils’ plan blanket HMO Licensing across the cities

  Both Bath and Bristol are intent on introducing a blanket licensing scheme. Something that ALL Wessex will object to most strongly. Whilst we accept that some areas within Bristol and Bath may benefit from HMO Licensing we do not accept that it should be applied to a whole city. We are opposed to rogue […]

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NLA Wessex Extraordinary General Meeting Notice

Filed in Bath, Bristol, Landlords by on 12th February, 2016 0 Comments
NLA Wessex Extraordinary General Meeting Notice

Message from the NLA Wessex Chair – Rob Crawford. This is an important message inviting our Members to an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to be held on 3rd March 2016. Further details are available via the following link: NLA Wessex – EGM 3rd March 2016 This is an important meeting that will affect the future of […]

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