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Gas Safety Certificates and Section 21 Notices: Shooltz is here to stay The
Ben Tarbard, Paralegal, discusses Gas Safety Certificates and Section 21 Notices in our new Housing Management & Property Litigation article.
How will it affect you? The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018
New provisions in the act will affect the extent of Landlords’ repair obligations and, as such, bring the risk of exposure to new claims from tenants and occupiers.
Livewest Homes Limited v Sarah Bamber [2018] EWHC 2425 (QB) – More uncertainty surrounding fixed term tenancies
Read our new article about the recent case of Livewest Homes Limited v Sarah Bamber [2018].
Recent cases provide guidance on the application of the Public Sector Equality Duty
The Public Sector Equality duty (“PSED”) encapsulated in Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 is an important concept requiring public authorities and those exercising public functions to have due regard to the need to eliminate discrimination and promote equality of opportunity.
Devonshires successfully defend High Court Appeal regarding Public Sector Equality Duty
Devonshires represented Aldwyck Housing Group in respect of its claim for possession and subsequent Tenant appeal against an outright possession order.
Plans for a Housing Complaints Resolution Service announced.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has recently announced new proposals to overhaul housing related complaints.