Rakusen v. Jepson is the case where the Upper Tribunal held that tenants could apply for a Rent Repayment Order against the superior landlord, where their own landlord was a 'rent to rent' … [Read more...]
This section contains posts about or commenting on significant legal cases in landlord & tenant law.
A webinar with solicitor David Smith of JMW Solicitors We had a huge amount of interest when David Smith delivered a webinar for us on the 'Breathing Space' regulations back in February. You can … [Read more...]
There is a kind of property letting which for years I have described as ‘disorganised comings and goings’. This is where a landlord lets out a property to joint tenants, but then ceases to have any … [Read more...]
This post looks at the case of Jarvis v Evans  EWCA Civ 854 and is written by Justin Bates, who appeared for the landlord. About licensing in Wales Part 1, Housing (Wales) Act 2014, creates a … [Read more...]
This post is by Robin Stewart of Anthony Gold. Rent repayment orders are now going be significantly larger - that is the effect the Upper Tribunal Lands Chamber’s recent decision in Vadamalay v … [Read more...]
This post is written by housing barrister Justin Bates who led for the successful landlord in this case. In Trecarrell House Ltd v Rouncefield the Court of Appeal has held (by 2 to 1) that a … [Read more...]