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Can agents and landlords cope after being ‘dumped’ with the responsibilities of dealing with illegal immigration?

Can agents and landlords cope after being ‘dumped’ with the responsibilities of dealing with illegal immigration?

Concerns are rising that the imminent roll-out of Right to Rent has been badly thought out on grounds too numerous to mention. No firm date has yet been announced, but it is thought it could be as early as October. The Home Office may clarify it this week.


Smoke Alarms in Rented Properties

Smoke Alarms in Rented Properties

From the 1st October 2015 subject to Parliamentary approval, private rented sector landlords will be required to have working smoke alarms on every floor of their property and carbon monoxide alarms in rooms where a solid fuel heating system is installed.


Budget July 8th 2015

Budget July 8th 2015

Tax relief for Landlords on Mortgage interest payments to fall


Exclusive offer for EMPO members - Worcester Bosch Boilers

Exclusive offer for EMPO members - Worcester Bosch Boilers

We are pleased to announce an exclusive offer on Worcester Bosch Boilers for EMPO members only


Heat Network Regulations - EMPO Messenger (June 15)

Heat Network Regulations - EMPO Messenger (June 15)

EMPO provides the following guidance on the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 & the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) (Amendment) Regulations 2015. This guidance is from the National Measurement & Regulation Office (NMRO) Enforcement Authority and is for advice only and is not legally binding.


Free seminar from Belvoir Lettings, Lincoln

Free seminar from Belvoir Lettings, Lincoln

Belvoir Lincoln will be hosting a free Landlords legal update seminar at the Bentley Hotel, Lincoln on Tuesday 21st July 2015 from 7pm until 9pm.


The Empo EXPO - EMPO Messenger (May 15)

The Empo EXPO - EMPO Messenger (May 15)

On the 8th May EMPO hosted its third East Midlands Landlord & Letting Agent Expo at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham. The Expo was a great success with over 80 exhibitors and an action packed timetable of seminars and guest speakers.


Message from Steve Perry - Nottingham City Council Housing Strategy Officer

Message from Steve Perry - Nottingham City Council Housing Strategy Officer

Steve Perry who works in the Housing Strategy Department at Nottingham City Council will be leaving his post at the end of this week. He has asked for the following message to be sent to EMPO members.


Changes to Section 8 notices

Changes to Section 8 notices

On the 6th April 2015 new procedures came in to force in respect of the Section 8 notices seeking possession. Landlords of residential tenancies granted pursuant to the Housing Act 1988 (the 1988 Act) (assured and assured shorthold tenancies) will need to ensure that they use the new section 8 notice where they are seeking to start the possession process on the basis of the tenant’s breach(es) of the tenancy.


EMPO Messenger (April 15)

EMPO Messenger (April 15)

A round up of all the latest news including new members, information about EXPO 2015 and a summary of legislative changes in the private rental sector...