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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Equality and Homeless Appeals

Adesotu v Lewisham London Borough Council (2019) EWCA Civ 1405 We first saw this case as a county court appeal (our note here) where the central issue was whether Equality Act 2010 issues could be raised and decided within a section 204 Housing Act 1996 homelessness appeal. HHJ Luba QC held that they could not, […]

Job Ad – Derbyshire

Derbyshire Law Centre Caseworker – Housing Starting salary – Dependent upon experience Salary scale – SCP 19 to 28 (£24,799 to £31,371) Contract – Full Time Permanent Job share – Suitable for job share Interview Date – Week beginning 2nd September 2019 A full Job Description, Person Specification and application form is available on our […]

Deja vu all over again

[Update 12 August 2019 – MHCLG have acknowledged that this was an error and have corrected the form 6A on the gov.uk page, with a note. So that form is OK to use again.]   On 8 August 2019, MHCLG published an amended Form 6A section 21 notice on the gov.uk site.  According to the […]

How to rent guides – sneak updates

Many thanks to Rich Greenhill (@RichGreenhill ) for spotting this. The last official update to the MHCLG ‘How to Rent’ Guide was on 31 May 2019, to take into account the Tenant Fees Act 2019. However, since then, there have been two further changes to the Guide, sneaked out without anything to announce on the […]

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