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Decline in home ownership and rise of renting needs a big change in government thinking says new report

Smith Institute - the end of the affiar

I have recently come across an interesting report, published by the Smith Institute called ‘The end of the affair – implications of declining home ownership’, written by Andrew Heywood. The report considers what seems to be a permanent trend – the decline in home ownership in this country.  Together with the worrying fact that this…

Landlord convicted of harassment by text

Pay up or else

We have all learned from Ben Reeve Lewis’s writings on this blog, how hard it is to get a conviction for harassment against a landlord. Well hats off to Sheffield Council whose officers obtained a conviction against landlord Steven Loxley in May at Sheffield Magistrates Court. His tenant, Ms Muscroft, had lost her job and…

Common law and statute

medieval-parliament-edward

Foundations of landlord and tenant law – part 7 In the beginning there was the common law. As discussed in the post on Equity and Law, and also this post on the common law here, it has developed over many years and is largely based on the decisions of Judges as recorded in the law…



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