Welcome to the brand new edition of our Housing Management & Property Litigation brief!
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Featured articles are listed below:
Building Safety Act 2022: Service Charges and Landlord’s Certificates – Top 10 Facts
The White Paper – Fairer Private Rented Sector – The Implications for Registered Providers
The long-awaited White Paper was published in June 2022, we discuss the implications of for Registered Providers.
Re-cap: What is the Public Sector Equality Duty (‘PSED’)?
It is the duty under section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (‘EA 2010’) and it applies to public authorities, or bodies who are not public authorities but who exercise a public function.
Shot across the bows for ‘No Win, No Fee’ disrepair solicitors
Devonshires acted for Eastlight Community Homes in successfully defending a disrepair case in which the judge was highly critical of the actions of the tenant’s ‘No Win No Fee’ solicitors.
Data Reform Bill: An end to the SAR as litigation weapon?
Subject access requests (SARs) can often be a costly, complex and burdensome process for data controllers. In particular, there is an increasing pattern of SARs being used as an improper alternative to pre-action disclosure.
Ask the Experts – Jatinder Bhamber & Lina Amir
Why is Leasehold Reform needed?
Spotlight on…Sara Mondon
How to Ensure Effective Customer Engagement in Supported Housing
Now that the Regulator of Social Housing has confirmed the final arrangements for Tenant Satisfaction Measures (TSMs), landlords should be doing all they can to prepare for their introduction in April 2023.