Tenant/landlord issues

Tenant/landlord issues guidance:

Accepting a surrender can be the quickest way for a landlord to regain possession of the premises from an insolvent tenant. It circumvents the extra requirements before...

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Right to recover rent The commercial rent arrears recovery (CRAR) regime allows landlords to seize a tenant’s goods from the demised premises in order to...

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What is a CVA? A company voluntary arrangement (CVA) is an arrangement between a company and its creditors, supervised by an IP (who is known as the supervisor once the...

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Regulated tenancies (also known as protected, statutory or fair rent tenancies) were the principal form of private sector tenancy of residential property granted under...

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Rent payment Depending on the procedure being followed, rent will be payable to the: • liquidator • administrator • company voluntary arrangement (CVA) supervisor...

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Rent payment The Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) procedure enables a superior landlord to serve notice requiring an undertenant to pay rent directly to the...

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Application to insolvency Following an appointment, an office-holder will need to establish what goods are in his/her possession and the ownership of such goods. Goods...

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Rent Act protected contractual tenancies A Rent Act 1977 (RA 1977) tenancy remains protected for as long as the contractual tenancy remains in force. For more information...

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A pre-pack is an arrangement under which the sale of all or part of a company’s business and assets is negotiated with a purchaser prior to the appointment of an...

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What is a CVA? A company voluntary arrangement (CVA) is an insolvency process that allows a company to enter into a contractual agreement with creditors to settle its...

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This Practice Note provides brief details of the main methods of rent arrears recovery, and gives links to further information in each case. Before taking any action to...

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General It is a common feature of commercial leases that a rent deposit is paid to be held either by the landlord or by a third party as stakeholder to provide a fund to...

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The Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants etc) Act 2010 (MR(PT)A 2010) applies where a landlord of a mortgaged property grants a residential tenancy without...

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Disclaimer under the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) by either a liquidator or a trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) has the following effects: • it operates to determine from...

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This Practice Note covers what happens to a lease on disclaimer and the effect of disclaimer on the tenants, guarantors and former tenants, vesting orders, the position...

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