Landlord & Tenant

Legal aid: eviction ban homelessness warning

Tenants who face homelessness now that the eviction ban is being lifted today must get legal aid support, the Law Society warned

31 May 2021 | CILEx

Leaseholder insurance: Managing the risk of uninsured loss

Michael Wilson considers scenarios where a leaseholder may find itself with an uninsured loss and what steps can be taken

25 Mar 2021 | Landlord & Tenant

CMA orders developers to remove 'unfair' ground rent contract terms

CMA believes contract terms which double ground rent every 10 or 15 years break consumer protection law

22 Mar 2021 | Contracts & Rights

The cladding blame game

Alec Samuels considers who could potentially be held responsible in law for problem cladding

22 Mar 2021 | Conveyancing

Eviction ban

The ban on the enforcement of evictions has been extended to 31 May 2021. However, the Law Society warned that as tapering off measures start on 1 June, le

11 Mar 2021 | Landlord & Tenant

The cladding conundrum

Government moves to deal with the fallout from dangerous cladding leaves solicitors, in Sarah Dwight's view, unable to properly advise clients

Lawyer warns of ‘years of misery’ for leaseholders

A specialist solicitor has warned that “years of misery” lie ahead 

26 Feb 2021 | Landlord & Tenant

£3.5 billion cladding cash pot gives limited comfort

The news of the £3.5 billion cladding bailout has been widely criticised as insufficient for leaseholders

11 Feb 2021 | Landlord & Tenant

Under pressure: Mediation pilot is no silver bullet to solve housing case backlog

A housing mediation pilot to ease the case backlog is risky for tenants, lawyers have warned

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