With so many students attending college and university in the UK each year, with the figure rising, there is a prominent demand for student accommodation. There is no denying that letting to students can be lucrative, but it is also a challenging activity. If you are considering becoming a student landlord, it is crucial you […]
Category Archives: Legislation & Law
Legislation and Laws are in place to be followed within the letting industry to ensure the safety of both students and landlords. Our blog covers all matters within Legislation and Law, find out more here.
In mid-April 2019, the Government announced they propose to consult on scrapping Section 21. These are referred to as the “no-fault” repossessions in the private rental market. Section 21 notices have been the source of controversy in the rental market, with a growing difference in how tenants and landlords view it. The Residential Landlords Association, […]
As of the 1st of June 2019, the Tenant Fees Bill will be in force and a wide range of tenant fees will be illegal in England. This change has come about to make renting more affordable to tenants. According to Government figures, an estimated £240m each year will be saved by tenants after the […]
Landlords Must Be Aware of Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 A substantial part of a landlord’s work is to remain up to date with regulations. The administrative aspect of the role can be all-encompassing, and many landlords are surprised at the paperwork required with the position. At Student Circle, we know some landlords […]
Being a student landlord can be fun and rewarding but it is also challenging. Being any sort of landlord can be difficult but it is understandable that having students as tenants can provide fresh challenges that may not always be present in all aspects of the rental market. However it is important that landlords face […]
Being a landlord is a big responsibility and it is important that landlords take the role seriously and act professionally at all times. There will be many landlords who act in the role as a way of bringing in additional income but if you don’t meet your responsibilities as a landlord, you could face severe […]