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HOUSING LAW UPDATE - MORE TWISTS AND TURNS

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Throughout the course of this year I have issued a series of blogs relating to Housing Law matters. The current pandemic has had a significant impact on both Landlords and Tenants. Claims for possession are due to resume as of Monday 21 September 2020. You...

LANDLORDS AND TENANTS - NEWS FLASH

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As reported in earlier blogs the stay in respect of possession proceedings was due to be lifted this weekend. At the last minute it appears that the stay has been extended until the 20 September 2020. The Housing Team at Chattertons are monitoring this...

Landlords - Prepare for Reactivation!

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Landlords and tenants will be acutely aware of the stay imposed on Possession Proceedings. The stay is scheduled to end on the 23 August 2020. The big question though is what happens next? In short the answer is the new temporary Practice Direction 55C...

THE NEW ELECTRICAL SAFETY STANDARDS

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The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020. The above Regulations were mentioned in my earlier blog "New Standards on the Horizon". The regulations came into force on the 1 June 2020. As a short...

HOUSING RELATED MATTERS

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On the 5 June 2020, the Housing Secretary made an announcement that the suspension of evictions from Private or Social Landlords would be extended until 23 August 2020. As a result of this decision it is unlikely that the vast majority of possession...

Coronavirus Act 2020 and Protection from Eviction

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Since my earlier blog on Housing related matters there has been a further update to the extent that all Housing possession claims are to be suspended for a period of 90 days. There is provision for this time limit to be extended. The announcement appears...

COVID-19 - Residential Tenancies

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WHERE DO I STAND? Residential Tenancies As our day to day life changes, it is inevitable that people start to wonder where they stand, what is the advice, who do they approach for assistance. The information below is intended to assist Landlords and...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Impact on the Courts

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The impact reaches far and wide The current situation impacting on our day to day lives is also affecting how the Courts operate. The Lord Chief Justice has issued a message to Judges that preside in the Civil and Family Courts. The underlying message is...

New Model for resolving Housing Disputes

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Those that have an interest in Housing Law and its development may be interested to read the Justice working party report which has just been published. The report looks to propose what is known as a "Housing Dispute Service". The working party...

New Electrical Safety Standards on the Horizon

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The draft Electrical Safety Standards in the Private (Rented) Sector (England) Regulations 2020 have been laid before Parliament. If passed there will be changes ahead. ...