Housing and Planning Act 2016: implications for landlords and property agents

Landlords and property agents will be interested in the implications of the Housing and Planning Act 2016, which introduces a range of planning and housing reforms. These include changes providing that:

Rogue landlords and letting agents may be subject to banning orders and their details entered into a local authority database.

Landlords can recover abandoned premises without a court order provided that they serve various warning notices.