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The Renters (Reform) Bill
On 17 May 2023, the ‘Renters (Reform) Bill’ (‘the Bill’) was published. The Bill contains many planned reforms and will significantly impact both the private rented and social housing sectors. 
HMPL Building Blocks Webinar Programme – 2023/2024
Devonshires Housing Management and Property Litigation Building Blocks Webinar programme is back due to popular demand!
Housing Ombudsman issues call for evidence for its upcoming Spotlight report on Communications and Relationships
The Housing Ombudsman has issued its latest call for evidence into communications and relationships for its next Spotlight report. The report will address ‘the latest social injustices facing the housing sector’.
Court of Appeal confirms shared owners are entitled to apply for the right to manage their block
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a shared ownership lease granted for more than 21 years is a ‘long lease’ for the purposes of the right to manage legislation, irrespective of the size of the tenant’s share in the property.
The Renters Reform Bill: Key Issues For Executives and Boards
The Renters Reform Bill has been long-anticipated, promising far-reaching reforms of housing law in England. What key issues should Boards of registered providers be considering in relation to the Bill?
Housing Ombudsman’s latest spotlight report – Spotlight on: Knowledge and Information Management
The Housing Ombudsman has released its latest Spotlight report stating that getting Knowledge and Information Management (KIM) right is the "closest thing the sector could get to a silver bullet”.
Anti-Money Laundering in the Social Housing Sector: Are your policies, controls and procedures fit for purpose and up to date?
Housing associations should be aware of the risks and their obligations under anti-money laundering (AML) and related terrorism legislation.
Landlords must adhere to important deadlines if dealing with converted or substitute contracts
On 1 December 2022, The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (‘the Act’) came into force. At that time tenancies and licences in Wales converted into ‘occupation contracts’.
Housing Management & Property Litigation Brief – Wales: Issue 3
Welcome to the new edition of our Housing Management & Property Litigation brief tailored to Welsh Registered Social Landlords!
Ask the Expert – Succession, Kenya Greenidge
How has the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 changed succession rules in Wales?
The Leaseholder Support Scheme – An Update
The Scheme was introduced by the Welsh Government to help those facing significant financial hardship as a direct result of fire safety issues affecting their property.
Housing Management & Property Litigation Brief: Issue 30
Welcome to the brand new edition of our Housing Management brief!