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Councils sue landlords under the Proceeds of Crime Act

Go to Jail

Councils and the courts are getting tough on landlords who fail to comply with the law, and are starting to use the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to make breaking the law an expensive pastime. Here are two cases. Norwich City Council – Mr Jospeh Howman – Norwich Magistrates Court – 12/10/2012 Howman pleased guilty to nine…

Case law digest by Destin Solutions

Destin case law

I have recently learned of a new case law service, called the Case Law Digest.  It is provided by Destin Solutions and authored by the well known and respected housing expert Jan Luba QC, so you can be sure that it is accurate. Destin specialise in providing services to Local Authorities, and the service is…

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