Legislation updates

S.57 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016

Not yet in force (date yet to be appointed)

Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2018/139

In force (date of commencement 6 April 2018)

Reg. 2 (2) of the Assured Shorthold Tenancy Notices and Prescribed Requirements (England) Regulations 2015/1646

Still in its current form (waiting for a response from the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government as to adopting my suggested amendments and additions)

Proposed amendments by Ministry of Housing (three year tenancies)

proposed - no changes currently Ministry of Housing published a questionnaire for all people affected by such a proposal. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/overcoming-the-barriers-to-longer-tenancies-in-the-private-rented-sector