Section 21 Expired Before 6 Months

Please see our article on recent council tax rules which will assist with deciding what length of fixed term to give.   Firstly, happy new year to everyone! We’ve been a little quiet during the first week of 2011 because we have lots of cases that were...

Grant Assured Tenancy Not An Assured Shorthold?

Introduction The tenancy deposit legislation has provided many problems for landlords, in particular this is true for student landlords. One way to avoid the scheme for student lettings would be to grant an assured tenancy rather than an assured shorthold. However,...
Saad v Hogan 2009

Saad v Hogan 2009

Saad v Hogan Brentford County Court, 16 February 2009 (appeal heard in the County Court) Mr Saad (landlord) entered into a tenancy with Ms Hogan (tenant). The tenancy was for one year at a rent of £1,000 per calendar month. A deposit of £1,000 was paid. In November...
Minor error on a Notice

Minor error on a Notice

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v. Bailey (1990) 22 H.L.R. 424 Abstract: P served a notice seeking possession on D which notice was not in the prescribed form and which alleged that rent was owing, without stating that the arrears were in part made up of arrears...