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Can the cost of interim safety measures in response to a fire risk be re-charged through service charge?
We discuss the case of Assethold Limited v Alexandra Adam and others [2022] UKUT 282 (LC) and what the outcome means for landlords.
A recent Upper Tribunal decision required property guardianship companies to licence premises as HMOs
Global Guardians Management Limited and others v LB Hounslow and others [2022] UKUT 259 (LC)
Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016: 10 Important Changes
With just a month to go before the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (‘the Act’) comes into force, the biggest reform seen in Wales in decades, we look at the top 10 points of this Act that aims to make the process of renting simpler for both landlords and tenants.
What do courts tend to award claimants who suffer data breaches?
The High Court has handed down judgment in the case of Driver v Crown Prosecution Service [2022] EWHC 2500 (KB). In summary, Mr Driver was awarded £250 for his data breach claim. This is a very welcome case for data controllers dealing with low level data breach claims.
The Housing Ombudsman’s Spotlight Report on Noise Complaints: Time to be heard
The Housing Ombudsman (HO) has today published its spotlight report on noise complaints. 
Data is becoming the new currency and brings legal challenges along with it
It is not enough to simply use data and the automated processes that may be driven by it – businesses need to demonstrate it is complete and it is being used ‘ethically’
Occupation Contracts – Do RSLs Need the Consent of Their Lenders?
When the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (the Act) comes into force on 1 December 2022, there could be ramifications for your secured funding arrangements.
Is the end nigh for Waking Watch?
In this article, we consider the current position regarding the recoverability of waking watch costs following the decision in Martlet Homes Limited -v- Mulalley and Co Limited, and how it may be affected in light of the updated SEG.
Directors’ Liability under the Building Safety Act 2022
The Building Safety Act 2022 (“BSA”) introduces a raft of new responsibilities for building owners.
Crossing borders to reach English jurisdiction
Recent case is a further restatement construction of insurance policies is to be derived from the Supreme Court decision in the FCA test case.
Key considerations when selling a care home
Whether moving out of a location, exiting the care sector or otherwise considering a sale of all or part of a care home business, this article highlights some of the key legal and structural considerations to bear in mind at the outset of any care home or care business disposal to help the process run as smoothly as possible.
Electricity shortage in West London Boroughs is a further blow for housing delivery
The Greater London Authority (GLA) have recently warned about further restrictions on the approval or implementation of planning permission in the London Boroughs of Ealing, Hounslow and Hillingdon.