Saving Formulas in Notices

Garden Court Chambers has reported a recent Court of Appeal decision that further confirms the use of “saving formulas” in section 21 notices, Elias v Spencer [2010] EWCA Civ 246 What is a saving formula? When a notice is served during an assured shorthold...
Communal Living Room Minimum Standards

Communal Living Room Minimum Standards

Appeal against a special condition in a HMO Licence granted to Mrs M Wheatcroft by Redditch Borough Council in respect of 58 St George’s Road, Redditch, Worcestershire, BR9 8ED 09/09/2008 http://www.lacors.gov.uk/lacors/ContentDetails.aspx?id=20164 This case concerns...
Sale and Rent Back – Deposit?

Sale and Rent Back – Deposit?

Francis v UK Housing Alliance (North West) Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 117 Lord Neuberger MR, Longmore LJ, Smith LJ Transcript A sale and rent back scheme is one in which a home-owner (who is usually someone facing financial difficulties) sells his property to a third party...