Tag: landlords

Hounslow Council U-turns on landlord licensing scheme

Hounslow Council has u-turned on plans for a licensing scheme for landlords following representations by safeagent and the Residential Landlords Association. On 9th July the council’s cabinet agreed to proceed with plans for an additional licensing scheme for landlords. The RLA threatened the Council with judicial review on the basis that the consultation it ran […]

Notice periods to reduce from 1 June

Government have announced changes to eviction notice periods and the lifting of the ban on bailiff evictions from 1 June. Key points: As part of a phased approach, notice periods – previously extended to six months as an emergency measure during the pandemic – will be set at four months from 1 June. This will […]

safeagent supports Gas Safety Week 2019

We have pledged our support for Gas Safety Week (16th-22nd September 2019), helping to raise awareness about the importance of gas safety. The ninth annual Gas Safety Week sees organisations from across the UK working together to raise awareness of the dangers of poorly maintained gas appliances, which can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and […]