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How to deal with a Closure Order and Possession Proceedings

Posted on September 24, 2018

Over the last three years since the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 came into force Local Authorities and other social landlords have relied more and more on mandatory grounds for possession on the basis of “serious anti-social behaviour”. Landlords using these grounds for possession can rely on the making of a Closure Order, made in the Magistrates’ Court,…

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Licensing for Houses in Multiple Occupation to be Extended

Posted on September 24, 2018

In an attempt to raise standards for all relevant Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs), changes are afoot and come into force on the 1st October 2018 when the mandatory licensing scheme will be extended. Currently, local authorities have a duty to licence all HMOs that are of three or more storeys and occupied by five or more persons who together…

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The Frustrating Implications of Brexit!

Posted on September 24, 2018

Landlords up and down the country are awaiting the outcome of the case between European Medicines Agency (“EMA”) and Canary Wharf Group as to whether Brexit frustrates the EMA’ s 25 year lease. If the court find in the EMA’s favour, it could have huge implications for the economy. A contract may be discharged on the ground of frustration when…

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Licenses to Alter – A Surveyor’s Perspective by Matthew Price of Peter Barry Surveyors

Posted on September 10, 2018

Being a leaseholder in a building or block of flats comes with many stipulations, obligations & restrictions, most of which have a minimal day to day impact. One very important aspect of the lessee/lessor relationship is the requirement of the lessee to obtain consent from the freeholder when looking to undertake alterations. Naturally these can vary enormously from the refitting…

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