Goodbye to no fault evictions

Jane Talbot discusses the proposed housing reform contained in the Queen’s Speech including the long anticipated Renters Reform Bill. To view the article please click here. To view Jane Talbot’... Continue Reading

“Forensic Disaster”? – an Analysis of Rosebery Housing Association Ltd v Williams & Anor (2021) EW Misc 22 (CC)

Aadhithya Anbahan considers the recent County Court decision in Rosebery Housing Association Ltd v Williams & Anor [2021] EW Misc 22 and discusses the impact and implications of the judgment on landlo... Continue Reading

Block listings are a thing of the past. The plan, post possession stay, has been announced.

In this article Jane Talbot reviews the Master of the Rolls Working Party recommendations on dealing with possession cases after the stay is lifted. Block listings are out and are replaced by Review and Su... Continue Reading

Order means Order! Sangha v Amicus Finance Plc [2020] and setting aside orders for possession by Aadhithya Anbahan

Order means Order! Aadhithya Anbahan provides a case law update on the recent authority of  Sangha v Amicus Finance Plc (2020) EWHC 1074 (Ch)  and discusses applications to set aside possession orders. ... Continue Reading

Updated non-statutory guidance for landlords and tenants by Jane Talbot

In this article Jane Talbot discusses the recently updated non-statutory guidance for landlords and tenants published to coincide with the extended stay and new notice period provisions. To view the articl... Continue Reading

UPDATE Possession Proceedings Stay and Notice Requirements

It seems that it is a daily task to check to see if the position regarding possession proceedings has changed from the day before.  This article is an update to my last article ‘Ban on evictions and not... Continue Reading

Ban on evictions and notice periods extended in Government u-turn

The stay imposed on possession proceedings was due to expire on Sunday 23 August 2020.  However, in an 11th hour u-turn, Robert Jenrick announced on Friday afternoon that the ban on evictions would be ext... Continue Reading

Ban on evictions and notice periods extended in Government u-turn

The stay imposed on possession proceedings was due to expire on Sunday 23 August 2020.  However, in an 11th hour u-turn, Robert Jenrick announced on Friday afternoon that the ban on evictions would be ext... Continue Reading

The End is in Sight – but what then? by Jane Talbot

The stay of possession proceedings (which started on 27 March 2020) comes to an end on 23 August 2020 and the courts and government have been working on plans how to resume possession cases after that date... Continue Reading

Towards a new normal? Possession Claims in the Brave New World by Michael Singleton

The government has confirmed that the stay that has been in place on virtually all possession claims will not be the subject to a further extension. Accordingly, as from 23 August[1]  existing claims will... Continue Reading