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Minister reveals latest on courts overhaul and ending Section 21

Minister reveals latest on courts overhaul and ending Section 21

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The government has provided more detail on how it plans to overhaul the courts, along with the timeline for abolishing Section 21.

All rise! Court eviction fees paid by landlords to increase by 10%

All rise! Court eviction fees paid by landlords to increase by 10%

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Landlords taking tenants to court to repossess properties face a significant hike in the fees they are charged by the courts to process their cases, it has been revealed.

Court rejects challenge to Scottish rent controls

Court rejects challenge to Scottish rent controls

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Scottish landlords have vowed to fight on after losing a judicial review of legislation that introduced a contentious rent freeze and eviction ban.

'Join us don't fight us' landlord leader tells campaigners

'Join us don't fight us' landlord leader tells campaigners

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The NRLA has reached out to leading members of the Renters Reform Coalition to find common ground on key issues.

County courts inquiry to probe slowdown in cases

County courts inquiry to probe slowdown in cases

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The Justice Committee has launched an inquiry into the work of county courts amid long-standing concerns over capacity and resources.

Tenants on benefits given more backing to fight evictions

Tenants on benefits given more backing to fight evictions

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Tenants on benefits will get more help when paying court fees during evictions and claiming Rent Repayment Orders after the government expanded its Help with Fees scheme.

Housing minister rejects dedicated housing courts for landlords

Housing minister rejects dedicated housing courts for landlords

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Housing minister Rachel Maclean has confirmed that a proposed housing court for landlords to help speed-up the evictions process is ‘definitely off the table’.