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Simon Sanger-Anderson

Posted 22 August 2017
by Simon Sanger-Anderson .

Writs and Notice

Where there is a possession order in place, and the tenant does not vacate the property, the Landlord’s next step is to seek a warrant for possession either in the County Court where the possession order was made or, following…

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Simon Sanger-Anderson

Posted 27 March 2017
by Simon Sanger-Anderson .

Rent Repayment Orders

Things are about to get a little tougher for those Landlords who choose not to obey the law because the scope of Rent Repayment Orders (RROs) is about to be widened when Part 2 of the Housing and Planning Act…

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Simon Sanger-Anderson

Posted 21 December 2016
by Simon Sanger-Anderson .

New Warrant of Possession Forms

In October, we reported on the case of Cardiff County Council v Lee (Flowers) [2016].  Subscribers will recall that the case decided that where a landlord wishes to enforce a Suspended Possession Order, they must apply to the court for…

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Sarah Schooling

Posted 25 October 2016
by Sarah Schooling .

Important case concerning warrants of possession

Cardiff County Council v Lee (Flowers) [2016] http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2016/1034.html Usually, we try to give these news flashes witty headings.  We didn’t with this one because this is the sort of case that is of such importance to social landlords that we…

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Simon Sanger-Anderson

Posted 3 October 2016
by Simon Sanger-Anderson .

Service Charges

This eflash covers 2 recent cases concerning service charges; the first is a case about whether letting via Airbnb is a breach of a lease and the second is about whether a housing association can recover service charges when they…

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Simon Sanger-Anderson

Posted 19 February 2016
by Simon Sanger-Anderson .

Housing law newsletter Winter 2016

Disrepair, Damages and Non-Occupation – Moorjani v Durban Estates Ltd Can you claim damages when you are not living in a property? The answer is yes. However, they will be reduced, in this case by 50% of what would have…

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