Updated guidance published by the government provides advice to landlords and tenants on the provisions in the Coronavirus Act 2020.

It also offers further advice for landlords, tenants and local authorities about their rights and responsibilities during the COVID-19 outbreak. It covers rent, mortgage payments and possession proceedings, court action, repairs, maintenance and health and safety.

Head to the gov.uk website where you will be able to find out everything you need to know including:

  • Measures relating to notices seeking possession as amended by the Coronavirus Act 2020
  • Court action on possession cases during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak
  • Health and safety obligations, repairs and inspections in the context of coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Non-statutory guidance for local authorities on enforcing standards in rented properties during the COVID-19 outbreak

If you would like to discuss this government guidance, please get in touch with PKB

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