How to Increase the Rent by Serving a Section 13 Notice

Originally published at: Increase Rent with Section 13: A Landlord's Guide

If you can’t come to a mutual agreement with your tenant, a Section 13 notice is a formal way to request a rent increase. 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…


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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