David d’Orton-Gibson

Posts by David d’Orton-Gibson

David has worked for over thirty years in the letting industry and has first-hand experience of most roles involved in lettings. For the last 26 years, he has run Training for Professionals working full time running training and consultancy for landlords and agents throughout England and Wales. He teaches public courses as well as running in-house courses for local authorities, letting agents, landlord associations, housing associations, colleges and other bodies.

2 Rent Repayment Orders cases agents should be aware of

Rent Repayment Orders were originally brought in by the Housing Act 2004. If a landlord did not have a licence for an HMO that needed a licence, or if they had a property in an area of selective...

Changes to section 8 notice periods in 2021 explained [flowchart]

1 June 2021 saw the latest changes under the Coronavirus Act to the section 8 and section 21 notice procedures in England. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the grounds of section 8 had differing...