Housing Benefit Recovery of Second Payment

Introduction Under the Housing Benefit Regulations, there are circumstances when a landlord is entitled to direct payment. Under previous rules (before Local Housing Allowance) one of those circumstances was if the tenant had made a request to pay direct to the...

New Revised Landlord Handbook

Accreditation Network UK (ANUK) publishes a very useful landlord handbook. The handbook covers every aspect of letting and is a good read for landlords and agents. The Private Rented Sector Accreditation Scheme, London Rental Standard and Wales Landlord Accreditation...

Common Law Distress For Rent Abolished

In the modern day, distress for rent (a remedy which enables a landlord to recover arrears of rent by seizing property found in premises subject to a tenancy) has limited application in residential property cases. This is mainly because the courts permission is...