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A new version of “How to Rent Guide” (England) was published 26th June 2018. Landlords cannot start eviction proceedings under the section 21 route unless the tenant has been provided with the up-to-date version of the guide for any tenancies started on or after the 26th June 2018.
For any current AST in England created before 26 June 2018, landlords do not need to give tenants this latest version, unless it is being renewed. However, it could be good practice to update them of their responsibilities. You also need to keep evidence that the guide has been given to tenants.
The purpose of the “How to Rent Guide” is for tenants and landlords to be aware of their rights and responsibilities as well as providing additional information on specific areas for example, living in a rented home, what happens at the end of a tenancy and what to do if things go wrong.
Please click here to download to the new guide.
If you would like more information on the latest legislation please feel free to contact me using the form below, we currently are offering a promotion on our eviction services why not call now to find out how we can help you regain possession of your property quickly.
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