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COVID-19: New government guidance

Posted on 04/09/20

New government guidance has been released in relation to COVID-19 and renting, technical guidance for landlords and a new form for S21 notices. Click the links below to read through the guidance.

Updated MHCLG guidance on renting for landlords, tenants and local authorities

Non-statutory guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities in the private and social rented sectors in the context of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Updated MHCLG guide on notice periods for landlords

Non statutory guidance for landlords in the private and social rented sectors on the measures relating to notices seeking possession modified by the Coronavirus Act 2020. 

New form 6A for s21 notice seeking possession

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of powers conferred by section 21(8) of the Housing Act 1988(1) and section 88(1) of the Coronavirus Act 2020.


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