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Fitness for Human Habitation now applies to many more homes

United Kingdom - March 20 2020 As of today, 20 March 2020, section 9B(4) of Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 means that the section 9A ‘fit for human habitation’ obligation applies to…

Right to rent judgment

United Kingdom - March 1 2019 In a major judgment, the Government’s ‘Right to Rent’ scheme, which forces landlords to check potential tenants’ immigration status, has been declared…

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act

United Kingdom - December 20 2018 On 20 December 2018, the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill became an Act by being given royal assent. The Act will come into force in March…

Shared Ownership - new build, big repair problems

United Kingdom - February 16 2018 For many people, buying a Housing Association new build flat on a shared ownership lease is their way into owning their home. But sadly we are hearing…

Grenfell Tower disaster - Council’s duty to homeless

United Kingdom - June 16 2017 After the horrifying fire at Grenfell Tower, there has been much concern over what will happen for those whose homes were destroyed. For all who lost…