Landlord & Tenant

Lawyer warns of ‘years of misery’ for leaseholders

A specialist solicitor has warned that “years of misery” lie ahead 

26 Feb 2021 | Landlord & Tenant

£3.5 billion cladding cash pot gives limited comfort

The news of the £3.5 billion cladding bailout has been widely criticised as insufficient for leaseholders

11 Feb 2021 | Landlord & Tenant

Under pressure: Mediation pilot is no silver bullet to solve housing case backlog

A housing mediation pilot to ease the case backlog is risky for tenants, lawyers have warned

10 Feb 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

Government must protect leaseholders from cladding costs, says Law Society

Leaseholders victims of the hazardous cladding crisis should be financially protected from the costs of remediation, the Law Society has said

03 Feb 2021 | Conveyancing

New rights for leaseholders - but when?

Millions of leaseholders will have a new right to extend their lease by up to 990 years at zero ground rent, government has announced. 
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07 Jan 2021 | Conveyancing

Housing and the Equality Act: 10 years on

Alternatives may be required of landlords before the court will accept evicting a disabled tenant is justified, as Sarah Steinhardt and Daniel Clarke expla

09 Dec 2020 | Landlord & Tenant

Abolition of no-fault evictions

Landlords will be more selective in choosing tenants and the supply of rental property may fall as a result of proposed reforms, says Laura Southgate

08 Jun 2020 | Landlord & Tenant

Developers face CMA action over consumer law breaches

Enforcement action against residential developers for serious leasehold mis-selling is to be launched by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

28 Feb 2020 | Conveyancing

Warnings over planned section 21 reforms

Government plans to abolish the assured shorthold tenancy (AST) regime could lead to fewer homes being available for rent, law firm Devonshires ha

14 Oct 2019 | Landlord & Tenant

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