How to Increase the Rent by Serving a Section 13 Notice

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What is a Section 13 Notice? Section 13 is a way for landlords to increase the rent they charge for a property. It refers to Section 13 of the Housing Act (1988).  Landlords can only use Section 13 for assured periodic tenancies. These are tenancies that are not within a fixed term. For example, the…


What happens if the tenants disagree in writing with the proposed rent increase after being served a Section 13 but fail to refer it to the first tier review system?

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