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...
Modified Proposals for Preventing Retaliatory Evictions in Deregulation Bill

Modified Proposals for Preventing Retaliatory Evictions in Deregulation Bill

Deregulation Bill update. Retaliatory evictions In December 2014, provisions to prevent retaliatory evictions were inserted into the Deregulation Bill which is the same bill being used to address some of the problems created by the tenancy deposit Superstrike case....

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...

Notice of Inspection by Local Authority Given as Answer Phone Message

With thanks to one of our members for providing an interesting Residential Property Tribunal case in relation to an improvement notice served by a local authority and in particular what constitutes “good notice” for the purpose of arranging an inspection. Metlane Ltd...