No Breach of Repairing Obligation Until Notice and Reasonable Time (Within Demise)

Requirement of notice Where the landlord covenants to keep in repair property which is the possession of the tenant, his obligation is subject to an implied term to the effect that his liability does not arise until he has notice of the defect. ([Makin v Watkinson...

Does my HMO require a licence?

There are three types of licensing that is possible. Mandatory Licensing Section 55 Housing Act 2004 allows HMOs to require a mandatory licence if they fall within a prescribed description. The Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Descriptions)...

Measure of damages for breach of landlord’s covenant

This post is also linked from the England and Wales landlord handbooks. See more repairs information for England here and Wales here. Withholding rent whilst repairs are carried out Where the tenant does not actually expend sums on having repairs carried out he cannot...