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For a local authority (LA) to obtain possession of a flexible tenancy before the end of the fixed term the tenancy must contain a forfeiture or...
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15th Jan
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Secure tenancies are regulated principally by the Housing Act 1985 (HA 1985).HA 1985, s 83 requires a landlord, prior to issuing possession...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Campbell of Field Court Chambers 8th Jan
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What is a local authority?A local authority (LA) is the general term we use to describe an administrative body in local government.The term ‘local...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England of Five Paper 8th Jan
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CPR PD 51Z has been introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic in relation to possession proceedings, and is effective from 27 March 2020,...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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A Registered Social Landlord (RSL) is a hybrid public authority. It is therefore capable of exercising both public and private functions. Only...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Edds of Browne Jacobson 8th Jan
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The right to apply for a demotion order was given to Housing Associations and other registered social landlords to combat problems of anti-social...
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