Monthly Archives: July 2016

Why a 6-month fixed term is commonly used for assured shorthold tenancies

6-month fixed term tenancies are extremely common but have you ever wondered why 6 months? Historical When the Housing Act 1988 first came into force, it implemented a minimum term of six months for ASTs. However, the Housing Act 1996 … Continue reading

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How the Energy Efficiency Regulations 2015 affect landlords

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 were recently passed. From 1 April 2018, all rented property which is to have a new tenancy must have an Energy Efficiency Rating of at least “E”. This requirement … Continue reading

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