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 (we can't give legal advice here). Everything that the site offers is set out below.

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Job ad – Holborn

Mary Ward Legal Centre Housing Lawyer Mary Ward Legal Centre is going through an exciting period of growth and is expanding its services. Do you want to join a friendly and committed team of Housing Solicitors and help develop our new services? We are looking to recruit a full-time Housing lawyer to undertake a wide […]

Reasonable adjustments and physical alterations. When a landlord isn’t.

There is an interesting note here on a county court case claiming discrimination under Equality Act 2010 for failure to make physical adjustments to a property. As is generally known, a ‘controller of let premises’ (section 36) does not have to make reasonable adjustments to common parts for a disabled person if that involves removal […]

Another step for Fitness for Habitation, and getting unlawful eviction wrong

Some quick notes. First, the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill finally has a Commons committee date! This is the next step after second reading. The committee is on 20 June 2018 and we have high hopes of getting the Bill and amendments through in one sitting (please…). And here are the amendments proposed by […]

Late review decisions and homeless appeals

Muloko v Newham LBC, County Court at Central London 6 April 2018 This is from a note of the judgment in June 2018 Legal Action – Housing: Recent Developments. I usually wait a month or two on reporting cases from Legal Action, but I report it now as it has some considerable importance, at least […]

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