Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Filter by Categories
Allocation
ASB
Assured Shorthold tenancy
assured-tenancy
Benefits and care
Deposits
Disrepair
Homeless
Housing Conditions
Housing law - All
Introductory and Demoted tenancies
Leasehold and shared ownership
Licences and occupiers
Mortgage possession
Nuisance
Possession
Regulation and planning
right-to-buy
secure-tenancy
Succession
Trusts and Estoppel
Unlawful eviction and harassment

Nearly Legal

Housing Law News and Comment

Nearly Legal is a specialist housing law website for England (and occasionally Wales), run by solicitors and barristers practising in the field.

The site provides information, updates and discussion on housing and landlord & tenant law. Issues covered include homelessness, possession and forfeiture, unlawful eviction, disrepair and housing fitness, regulation and licensing, service and major works charges, right to manage and anything else that interests us. Contents include frequent case reports, updates on statute law, guides and key documents.

It is all free, but it is just our opinions, not legal advice. Please do not ask for advice on individual matters

 

Latest Posts

 

 

Recitation is not application

SR v Lambeth London Borough Council, County Court at Central London, 21st October 2021 H40CL201 – HHJ Roberts (unreported elsewhere) Our thanks to Justine Compton of Garden Court Chambers for the following note of a section 204 appeal judgment on a...

read more

Key Resources and information

 

Section 21 Notice validity flowchartdownloadable flowchart for checking whether Section 21 notices are validly served and effective.

How to Rent Guide Archive – What version of the Guide was current when? MHCLG don’t provide this information. We have dates and downloads for all versions.

Relationship Breakdown and Tenancies FAQAn outline of the issues and options.

Bedroom Tax First Tier Tribunal – FTT Decisions archive. Upper Tribunal decisions can be found here.

About Nearly Legal  who we are, why we do this, and copyright on our materials. Also, our comments policy.

Contact us (but we can't give individual advice)

tower 2

Nearly Legal on Twitter

 

All the bits that don’t make it to the blog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delighted to be taking up the role of Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning in @lisanandy’s new team. I’ve valued the opportunity to serve as Shadow Climate Change Minister alongside @Ed_Miliband over the past 19 months and will keep making the case for bold climate action.

In everyday cases, and national scandals like #Grenfell, Law Centres are the A&E of the law.
@NorthKenLC @owenbowcott

Want us to be stronger? Give today and get your donation DOUBLED!
👉 https://lght.ly/0mj4490

https://lght.ly/dgg9bkd

Defending Possession Proceedings is publishing this month and will be available in print and electronic form.

If you want a package that will work for your team working from home, get in touch: lag@lag.org.uk or contact @EstherPilger

Women's Housing Forum will be hosting a webinar on the impact Domestic Abuse has on women’s housing.
9th December | 10am-11am

Follow this link to register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/domestic-abuse-womens-housing-webinar-tickets-221302019297

@Womens_Housing @womensaid @STagainstDA_ @Housing4Women @Shelter
#webinar

Case numbers ⬇92%
Rise in advice requests⬆150%
With legal aid in crisis, help Law Centres expand our capacity.

Get us to £30k with a double donation!
👉 https://lght.ly/ci76hgi
@KGerstheimer
https://lght.ly/hf4coh

Load More...