News - July 2012
New plans to give local authorities power to charge council tax on homes as soon as they become empty could hit landlords hard – and result in a mammoth administrative headache.
At the moment, when a domestic property falls vacant, the...
Housing Minister Grant Shapps has called on social housing landlords in East London to be extra vigilant and take tough action against tenancy cheats trying to make a fast-buck out of sub-letting their homes.
His call came ahead of the Secon...
A landmark case acts as a warning that any legal notice served on a tenant must have the landlord’s own address on it and not that of the agent.
The case of Beitov Properties v Elliston Bentley Martin  UKUT 133 (LC) ruled that a ...