Non-statutory guidance for landlords and tenants in the private and social rented sectors on: 1. Rent, mortgage payments and possession proceedings   2. Health and safety obligations, repairs, and inspections in the context of coronavirus (COVID-19)   This guidance is advisory and informs you about recent changes to the law. All advice is subject to frequent updates and should be checked regularly for currency.   Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions remain in place. The government has announced a 4-week pause at Step 3. Step 3 restrictions remain in place, and you should follow this guidance, which explains what you can and cannot do. There is further advice for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The government urge all landlords and tenants to abide by the latest government guidance on COVID-19.   The guidance in this document applies to England only. Some of the measures referred to also apply in Wales.   See guidance for Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. You can obtain free legal advice from Landlord Advice UK. How to deal with Rent, mortgage payments and possession proceedings    This is a summary of the rent, mortgage payments and possession proceedings section. Further detail can be found in Section 1 below.   The purpose of […] read more