Renting Homes in Wales White Paper

The Welsh Government have released a white paper Renting Homes A better way for Wales which describes proposals for new legislation that they intend to implement. Current arrangements According to the white paper: Many of the problems are due to inconsistencies in the...

The Tolerated Trespasser Rides Again!

The Tolerated Trespasser Rides Again! On appeal, Patten LJ found that the Recorder had erred in his analysis of the meeting of 19/5/11. It was not possible at common law to revoke the NTQ, the professionals present at the meeting could not be described as M’s agents...

Wood burning stoves and what landlords and agents need to know

Wood burning stoves and what agents need to know. With regards to any fuel burning appliance installed after October 2010 it must comply with appropriate Building Regulations. This means that any such appliance must either have been installed by a HETAS approved...

LACORS Fire Safety Guidance to be Used in HHSRS Assessments

Vaddaram v East Lindsey District Council [2012] UKUT 194 (LC) is an Upper Tribunal decision relating to fire safety under the housing health and safety rating system and in particular the use of the LACORS fire safety guidance Background The local authority served a...