Trespasser Possession Procedure

Introduction Before using this procedure, you should check by reading the other parts of this section that the occupier is truly a trespasser. In addition some form of notice before proceedings are commenced should have been served on the occupiers explaining you...
Government Decides To Increase Court Fees (Again)

Government Decides To Increase Court Fees (Again)

Back in April 2014 court fees for possession claims increased to £280.00 for a manual claim and £250.00 where the possession claim online system was used. Then, in January 2015, a consultation was issued which proposed a further increase by another £75.00 on both...
Four Court Cases Of HMO Criminal Offences

Four Court Cases Of HMO Criminal Offences

Overcrowded Shared house landlord Javeed Hossain crammed 10 tenants into a home licensed for six to safely live while ignoring fire safety measures. Magistrates at Uxbridge, Hillingdon, West London, fined him £11,000 for breaking house in multiple occupation licensing...
​580 Landlords Face Courts For Breaking Housing Laws

​580 Landlords Face Courts For Breaking Housing Laws

Property experts are warning London landlords that they are likely to end up in the courts if the break private rented home licensing rules. London Property Licensing has put together a list of council prosecutions in the capital against landlords over three years....