Who’d be a smoker today? First, it was just a few places, then transport with the trains and buses bringing in a ban, now its banned practically everywhere! Happily, I gave up quite some time ago so … [Read more...]
This section contains posts about or commenting on significant legal cases in landlord & tenant law.
Housing associations, in particular Riverside Housing Association, will have been popping champagne corks recently, to celebrate the result of the recent House of Lords decision in the case of … [Read more...]
There is an interesting report in the Times on a case, Williams v Richmond Court (Swansea) Ltd (heard on 14 December 2006), on disability discrimination. The landlord was appealing against the … [Read more...]
For a long time housing law has been bedeviled by a concept known as 'the tolerated trespasser' which occurs when a tenant who has had a suspended possession order made against him, breaches the terms … [Read more...]
We have recently had a fairly sensible case on section 21 notices, where the Court of Appeal has squashed an attempt by a tenant to wriggle out of getting evicted by claiming that the notice was … [Read more...]