This isn't strictly speaking a landlord and tenant matter. But everyone who has ever suffered from deafening music through the walls, will rejoice at the sentence handed out to 18 year old Karla … [Read more...]
This section contains posts about or commenting on significant legal cases in landlord & tenant law.
As reported in a number of places now, for example on Nearly Legal - we have a new case on tenancy deposits. A new case which moreover, rams home the ABSOLUTE CRITICAL IMPORTANCE of the prescribed … [Read more...]
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 … [Read more...]
>> See the Court of Appeal decision on this case (23 April 2013) Regular readers of this blog may remember my report on the case of Johnson v. Old where a County Court Judge held that in a … [Read more...]
An interesting case recently, reported via the Garden Court housing law bulletintells of a rather large fine imposed on them for failing to properly manage the HMO, failing to comply with health … [Read more...]
>> See the Court of Appeal decision on this case (23 April 2013) In past posts on this blog, I and others have maintained that where a tenant pays six months rent in advance this is not a … [Read more...]