Nearly Legal is a specialist housing law website, run by solicitors and barristers practising in the field.

The site provides information, updates and discussion on housing, leasehold and landlord & tenant law. It is all free, but it is just our opinions, not legal advice. 

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Bedroom tax and landlord’s bedroom count – UT again

The Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals) seems to have taken an opportunity to re-state, in clear terms, one of the findings of SSWP v David Nelson and Fife Council [2014] UKUT 0525 (AAC) [Our report here]. The key issue was the extent to which the benefit authority can rely on the landlord’s designation of the number of bedrooms. […]

End of days miscellany

No, I am not going to comment much on the ongoing, unravelling farce of the NHF ‘voluntary deal’ on housing association right to buy. Partly because nobody seems to have a clue what is going on and what it would actually mean – apparently including the NHF. But there is plenty else going on to […]

Job Ad – Birmingham edition

Community Law Partnership An opportunity to join our team. We have a vacancy for a Housing Solicitor / Caseworker to provide maternity leave cover for an initial fixed period of 12 months in our central Birmingham office. For more information and to download an application pack visit our website Closing Date Friday 16 October 2015

Putting section 21 right – again.

Just a quick note to record that The Assured Shorthold Tenancy Notices and Prescribed Requirements (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 have been made. The only purpose of these regulations is to address the mess that had been made of the prescribed section 21 notice included in the The Assured Shorthold Tenancy Notices and Prescribed Requirements (England) […]

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