housing law

23-October-2015

It’s been a busy 12 months in housing law, what with the changes to the anti-social behaviour laws, the introduction of the Care Act and the new rules on Section 21 notices for Assured Shorthold Tenancies. We understand how difficult…


8-April-2015

Akerman-Livingstone v Aster Communities We reported on this important case earlier in the year when it was before the Court of Appeal. As soon as the judgement was handed down it was appealed further to the Supreme Court. On 11…


3-October-2014

The new Ground 7A will come into force on 20 October 2014.  Ground 7A will give all landlords a mandatory ground for possession where the tenant or anyone living or visiting the property has:- committed a serious offence (as now…


3-September-2014

Trees We all love them – especially in the hot summer we have just enjoyed. But there are issues with maintaining them. The recent case of Stagecoach South Western Trains v Kathleen Hind and Andrew Steel has looked at what…