Discount for safeagents – Oxford City Council selective licensing scheme

From 1 September 2022, landlords will be required to have a licence for all privately rented homes in Oxford. The new citywide selective licensing scheme will replace the existing arrangements in Oxford which only require a licence for houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). The Council has now published details of the scheme and the fees […]

New guidance – smoke and carbon monoxide alarm regulations

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has published new guidance on the updated smoke and carbon monoxide alarm regulations coming into force on 1 October 2022. safeagent encourages all agents and landlords to read the guidance and ensure properties are compliant in time for the changes. As of 1 October 2022, the Smoke […]

New Help for Households Campaign set up to help people with cost of living crisis

safeagent encourages all agents to share information with their landlords and tenants about the new Government campaign to help families struggling with rising costs over the summer holidays. The campaign includes deals from various businesses which are designed to reduce costs at the checkout, help provide entertainment and ensure access to necessary services for families […]

Updated guidance on Homes for Ukraine scheme

safeagent welcomes the further advice Government has provided for those sponsoring a Ukrainian refugee under the Homes for Ukraine scheme. This guidance explains more about how sponsors can help their guests establish themselves in the UK and outlines the options available when a sponsorship is coming to an end. Read the update in full here. […]