08/06/20

Housing possession suspension extended

At the onset of coronavirus restrictions the government announced a suspension of all housing possession proceedings until June 25 2020; the aim being to protect …

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23/03/15

Landlords and smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

From September 23, 2015 landlords, mostly at the commencement of every new tenancy must test preinstalled smoke alarms on every floor of their property and …

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25/02/15

Section 21 Notices

A ‘Section 21 Notice to Quit’, so called because it operates under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, it is the notice a landlord …

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30/01/15

27% Decrease in Mortgage Repossessions

The Head of Research and Chief Economist at the Finance and Leasing Association has reported that figures show a 27.3% fall in second charge mortgage …

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05/01/15

Are Councils in England and Wales ignoring their statutory duty to provide help for homeless children?

I had a client come to see me recently in respect of housing issues. He had been served with a Possession Order. This client had …

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11/09/14

Promotion at Ringrose Law

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Costa Kyriacou, Solicitor, to Manager of our thriving Housing Department throughout the firm. Costa, who joined the …

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28/08/14

Landlord Possessions continue to rise

The Ministry of Justice statistics show that Landlord Possessions continue to rise.  This is in complete contrast to mortgage possession cases where a dramatic fall …

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16/06/14

Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988

We regularly advise our clients, both tenants and landlords, with issues pertaining to Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988. Those familiar with the procedure …

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20/03/14

Swap Scheme for Lincoln Council Tenants

The Scheme relates to those affected by the Bedroom Tax which was introduced in April 2013, requiring those, in receipt of state benefits and with …

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18/12/13

Tenants warned “Don’t overindulge this Christmas. Pay your rent.”

An advertisement by Hammershmith and Fulham Council has reportedly caused controversy with its headline article above. The headline distracts from what is a potentially serious …

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22/10/13

Tenancy Deposits

Any landlords with tenants whose tenancies commenced and deposits received by them before the provisions of sections 212 to 215 of the Housing Act 2004 …

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28/05/13

Secured tenancies following Loveridge v Mayor and Burgess of London Borough of Lambeth

Loveridge was a secure tenant of a one bedroom flat which formed part of a two flat purpose built building from Lambeth Council. In July …

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