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Better tenants mean better landlords

Alan Ward - Chairman of the RLA

I am delighted to introduce a special guest post from Alan Ward, who is Chairman of the Residential Landlord Association. The bad landlord problem There’s a new pejorative term being attached to landlords – amateur is now added to rogue. Meanwhile Phil Wilson MP recently launched a ten minute Bill to regulate landlords. Using Shelter’s… Continue Reading

Housing Benefit changes – an update

Alan Smith

I received a very useful briefing recently from Alan Smith (pictured), housing officer at Hartsmere Borough Council, and he has kindly given me permission to reproduce this for you all. Budgetary Changes being made to Housing Benefit (NB: Except where stated, existing HB recipients will be affected from their tenancy anniversary, or possibly sooner if… Continue Reading

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The Landlord Law Blog from Tessa Shepperson

Tessa is an English lawyer specialising in residential landlord and tenant law.

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Legal services are provided via Tessa's online service Landlord Law. Some advice services are provided by Tessa, other legal services are provided by specialist housing firm Anthony Gold.


The purpose of this blog is to provide information, comment and discussion. Although Tessa, or guest bloggers, may from time to time, give helpful comments to readers' questions, these can only be based on the information given by the reader in his or her comment, which may not contain all material facts. Any comments or suggestions provided by Tessa or any guest bloggers should not therefore be relied upon as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer regarding any actual legal issue or dispute.

Nothing on this website should be construed as legal advice or perceived as creating a lawyer-client relationship (apart from the Fast Track block clinic service - so far as the questioners only are concerned).

Guest bloggers

Please note that any opinion expressed by a guest blogger is his or hers alone, and does not necessarily reflect the views of Tessa Shepperson, or the other writers on this blog.

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