Housing management

Service of Section 21 Notices

The Deregulation Act 2015 introduces some amendments to Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988. Whether the assured shorthold tenancy is for a fixed term, or is a weekly or monthly periodic, you cannot now serve a Section 21 Notice until the tenancy has run for 4 months.

Registered provider fails to carry out gas safety checks

Your Housing Group has become the second registered provider (RP) to be placed on the Homes and Communities Agency’s (HCA) watch list for failing to carry out its gas safety checks. Last October, another housing association was placed on the watch list which flags up those RPs that are at risk of becoming non-compliant with the HCA’s rules. A finding of non-compliance would diminish the governance rating for that RP.
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