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Landlords can now be sued for disrepair
March 23, 2019 / by

Landlords in England and Wales now have to make sure their rented homes are ‘fit for human habitation’ under legislation rolled out this week. It means renters can sue their landlords over failing to properly maintain their properties if they are deemed ‘unfit’ to live in. The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, which… Read more »

Landlord rating websites are here to stay
February 3, 2019 / by

Tenant rights UK:new fitness for human habitation bill means landlords can be taken to court if they don’t complete necessary home repairs. From March 20, tenants will be given the power to sue landlords who fail to adequately maintain their properties as part of a new law called the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act…. Read more »

Rent controls and no fault section 21 evictions
January 12, 2019 / by

The mayor of London has hinted that he is considering introducing rent controls across the capital in a radical overhaul of private rental laws. The proposed changes include ending section 21 “no fault” evictions, which the housing campaign group Generation Rent said have been the leading cause of statutory homelessness since 2012. “This law allows… Read more »

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