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Gina Peters
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    • Partner - Head of Landlord and Tenant
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Coronavirus - Student tenants during lockdown

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The government introduced measures on 26 March 2020 to prevent tenants in the private rental sector (PRS) from being evicted during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the measures are not extensive enough. Is this the case for our student population? With...

What does the Deregulation Act 2015 mean for Landlords?

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Since 6 April 2007 it has been compulsory for a landlord to join a TDS (tenancy deposit scheme) where a deposit has been paid by the tenant on creation of an AST (assured shorthold tenancy). Section 32 of the Deregulation Act 2015 inserted section 215A into...

The importance of a landlord's address

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It seems such a simple thing: all landlords should let their tenant know their address. However, some landlords seem reluctant to reveal it, but at what risk? Tenants have two main statutory rights - at civil law under s48 of the Landlord & Tenant Act...