Landlords and agents who fail to protect a tenant’s deposit face fixed penalty charges and, ultimately, prosecution. Solicitor Chris McGrath discusses the risks that landlords face if they don’t ensure that deposits have been adequately protected.
Carmel Ferguson, Solicitor with Housing Rights, analyses a recent decision from the Chancery Master which deals with a second charge lender’s rights to pursue possession proceedings in respect of a secured loan.
A judgment from the England and Wales Court of Appeal will be relevant to any social landlord wishing to recover possession of a dwelling due to a tenant’s alleged breach of tenancy conditions. This judgment sets out guidance on:
Solicitor Carmel Ferguson looks at a recent judicial review into London Borough of Southwark’s refusal to allow an applicant to make a fresh application for homelessness assistance, after the applicant’s original application was unsuccessful.