First-Tier Tribunal Practice Directions

On 1 July 2013, the Residential Property Tribunal, Leasehold Valuation Tribunal, Rent Tribunal, Rent Assessment Committee and the Agricultural Land Tribunal were replaced by the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) in England. See our article about these changes...

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...

Council Tax Appeals

An aggrieved person may appeal certain decisions of local authorities in relation to council tax. An appeal can be made in relation to decisions on: Valuations Liability Completion Notices Penalties The most common type of appeal for landlords will be in relation to...