It seems that the DCLG has quietly given local authorities approval to operate additional and selective licensing schemes under the Housing Act 2004.
The High Court has been reviewing the mechanism by which RAC’s set fair rents
The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has been looking at adverse possession of grazing land.
The Housing Act 1988 has been amended to increase the maximum rent level to £100,000.
Cook v Thomas & Thomas  EWCA Civ 227 This case was well describd by the Court of Appeal as "a most unfortunate and regrettable dispute". The facts were as follows. C is the sole legal owner of a small ara of farmland with farmhouse in Wales by...
The Court of Appeal has ruled on a Sale and Rent Back matter and on its connection to Tenancy Deposit Protection.
LB Croydon v Shanahan  EWCA Crim 98 Ms Shanahan was tried on three offences under section 111A(1A) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992. These were: Count 1 between 24 June 2004 and 12 December 2006, she dishonestly failed to notify the...
The Lands Tribunal has ruled on a restrictive covenants issue.
A recent case promises to be the first to the Court of Appeal on the issue of tenancy deposit protection.
The Department of Communities and Local Government has published new proposals on dealing with HMOs.
The High Court has considered the issue of the calculation of reference rents for the purposes of housing benefit.
BAILII has recently added a case from November 2008. In Chohan v McManus  EWCA Civ 1657 the Court of Appeal was considering what constituted occupation of premises for the purposes of an Assured Tenancy. The facts were that Mr McManus occupied a room...