Heat Turned On Landlords With Cold Buy To Lets

Heat Turned On Landlords With Cold Buy To Lets

Liverpool council has won another case forcing a landlord to upgrade a buy to let home because the heating is considered too expensive for tenants. This is very similar to one they won in 2012. Liverpool City Council had served a notice on landlord Anwar Hadi Kassim...

Running Cost for Tenant of Heating Bills Must be Considered by Landlord

According to Liverpool City Council, they have won a “landmark tribunal ruling” which establishes the type of heating that must be installed by a landlord if the landlord is served with a notice or order under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System...

Imminent Risk, Emergency Remedial Action and Excess Cold

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council v Patel [2010] UKUT 334 (LC) This appeal to the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) was in relation to the interpretation of “imminent risk” which is a requirement of emergency remedial action or an emergency prohibition order. However,...

HHSRS – Summary of Cases

Below is a summary of Housing Health and Safety Rating System appeals to both the Upper Tribunal and the Residential Property Tribunal. Please note that from 1 July 2013, all HHSRS hearings are dealt with by the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) Most significant...