Monthly Archives: May 2015

How to increase the rent for an assured shorthold tenancy

There are three ways to increase the rent for an assured shorthold tenancy: •clause in the tenancy agreement or •agreement with the tenant or •by notice under section 13 of the Housing Act 1988. Clauses in the tenancy agreement Normally, … Continue reading

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Can tenants change energy supplier?

Yes they can. Under ofgem rules if a tenant is directly responsible for paying the gas and/or electricity bills, they have the right to choose their own energy supplier and the landlord or letting agent should not unreasonably prevent this. … Continue reading

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