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Eviction bans in England and Wales extended

Eviction bans in England and Wales further extended

Since our last article on 17 December 2020 regarding the government’s decision to extend the ban on eviction of commercial tenants, further developments have been made. The pandemic has continued into the new year and with new lockdown measures in place until at least 21 February 2021, the government has been reviewing and updating the …

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Commercial Leases: Ban on eviction of tenants extended until 31 March 2021

On 9 December 2020, the government announced that the ban on eviction of commercial property tenants will be extended until the 31 March 2021. The moratorium on commercial landlords exercising forfeiture rights for non-payment of rent was due to end on 31 December 2020, meaning the ban will have lasted just over a year since …

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What are the Government’s new Coronavirus Act Regulations 2020

What are the Government’s new Coronavirus Act Regulations 2020 and what impact do they have on Notices seeking Possession served before 29 August 2020?

The Coronavirus Act 2020 has been amended by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies: Protection from Eviction) (Amendment)(England) Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”). The Regulations, introduced by the Government on 29 August 2020, add further restrictions to the termination of residential tenancies in England.   Section 21 Notices for Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs)   To issue …

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5% Government First Time Buyer Scheme

Following the stamp-duty holiday, the Government announces a 5% deposit mortgage scheme for first-time buyers

What can first time buyers expect with the 5% mortgage scheme? What we know so far   With an intention to ‘fix our broken housing market’, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new long-term, fixed rate, 5% deposit mortgage scheme for first-time buyers on Tuesday 6 October 2020. As part of his vision to rebuild …

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Protection from Forfeiture: Coronavirus Act 2020 update

As the emergency legislation, following the outbreak of the coronavirus, has now become an Act of Parliament, Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”), we have summarised how this applies to commercial tenancies and whether a landlord can forfeit a lease for the non-payment of rent. Although the new legislation provides protection, it does not grant any …

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