Landlords and agents have had to carry out right to rent checks under on tenants since 2016 (and in some areas since 2014) - but is the right to rent scheme inherently discriminatory? And if so, is … [Read more...]
This section contains posts about or commenting on significant legal cases in landlord & tenant law.
From Robin Stewart of Anthony Gold solicitors I wrote in an earlier blog post about some of the complications faced by tenants and by the First-tier Tribunal (“FTT”) when trying to identify who can … [Read more...]
An article by solicitor David Smith. There has been an interesting new decision on the licensing of houses in multiple occupation. In Taylor v Mina An Ltd  UKUT 249 (LC) the Upper … [Read more...]
Note - this decision has now been overturned by the Court of Appeal - see the report here. ========== A year ago I reported the case of Caridon Property Ltd v Monty Shooltz. This held that, for … [Read more...]
By David Smith, solicitor. The High Court has given two judgements in a recent case involving a landlord and Richmond London Borough Council. R (Gaskin) v LB Richmond Upon Thames (2018) EWHC 1996 … [Read more...]
Deposit protection We are 11 years into deposit protection now and still, the problems keep coming. Most normal landlords and agents are on top of things, in terms of protecting the deposit and … [Read more...]