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The government has rejected a bid to strengthen the way illegal evictions are dealt with and to give tenants more protection. During a debate in the House of Lords, shadow spokesperson for communities and...
A rogue landlord whose proeprty is also the subject of a prohibition order has been fined for illegally evicting a pregnant tenant and her partner from their home and throwing their belongings into the street.
Jon Tatam is Head of Client and Commercial Services at Court Enforcement Services, the UK’s largest High Court and Commercial Property enforcement company. Jon is a specialist in providing recovery solutions to landlords and throughout his 10+...
The government has brought in several ongoing rule changes to the tenant eviction process in England and Wales, so here is a brief summary with links to the full details, writes Tom Entwistle.
If you buy a rental property with a tenant in place, a “sitting tenant”, there are some important issues you need to address. When a landlord decides to sell a rental property, they...
This was a question answered during a recent appeal case covered here by Tom Entwistle In the Prempeh v Lakhany (Oct 2020) appeal the tenant claimed that a Section 8 notice was invalid because...
REGISTER FREE HERE On Tuesday 23 February, PRS Mediation and Landlord Action will run ‘Rent Arrears, Courts and Evictions – the latest for property professionals’ FREE webinar, aimed at helping landlords and property...
All grounds for eviction in Scotland are now discretionary. This means the housing tribunal must consider the reasonableness of the request of an eviction order. Currently the Scottish Government has imposed an eviction ban...
While landlords face huge delays for a court date, landlords face an uphill battle in securing their property and reclaiming outstanding rent. Eviction and housing law specialist solicitors, Landlord Action, have partnered with...
With Britain at a critical stage in the COVID-19 pandemic, facing a very challenging winter, local housing officers are predicting that some landlords will increasingly take the law into their own hands. They are using forced evictions...