As some of you will be aware, last year, in the case of Spencer v. Taylor the Court of Appeal decided to use a new interpretation of section 21 of the Housing Act 1988. As reported by Anthony Gold, … [Read more...]
This section contains posts about or commenting on significant legal cases in landlord & tenant law.
When bringing possession proceedings against a tenant, you not only need to get the order for possession. You also need to physically evict the tenants (if they fail to move out) the proper way - via … [Read more...]
When evicting a tenant you need to serve the correct eviction notice first. You need to get this notice right otherwise you can lose your case. Or, like the landlords in a recent case, you may be … [Read more...]
I am still slightly in shock after reading about the new section 21 case on the Nearly Legal website. It brings in a big change - a very welcome one for landlords. In fact for landlords, Christmas … [Read more...]
Sometimes, bringing a claim in the civil courts is not enough to get repair work actually done. For example, housing specialist solicitors Anthony Gold have just successfully prosecuted Lambeth … [Read more...]
New cases on the unfair terms regulations are quite rare - those from the European Court even more so. So its very interesting to have a European decision. Brusse and Garabito v Jahani Ltd  … [Read more...]