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Government succeeds against judicial review of permitted development and use class changes
Reviewing the outcome of the High Court's recent judgement and changes to the Use Classes Order and General Permitted Development Order.
Crossing the line? A restrictive covenant upheld to protect a neighbour’s outlook
The Tribunal refused to discharge or modify a restrictive covenant which prevented a house being built in front of a certain building line.
Do all roads lead to commonhold?
The Law Commission says that adopting its proposed changes will make commonhold not only a viable alternative, but a preferable one.
Q&A: Gas safety certificates and Section 21 Notices
Landlords can serve section 21 notice to terminate shorthold tenancies as long as gas safety certificate is given to tenants beforehand.
Consultation on Minimum Energy Performance of private rented property
Reviewing the Government's proposal to amend the Energy Efficiency in order to improve the energy performance of private rented homes.
Q&A: Responding to operator requests for Code rights
Where the operator is seeking to exercise rights which are time-limited, the imposition of interim Code rights will suffice.
Are property guardians the solution for empty property?
A property guardian arrangement is usually made with a company which in turn grants rights to individuals to live in a vacant property.
An update: Further changes to landlords’ remedies for recovering commercial rent arrears
Two of self-help remedies open to landlords, but both of these have been restricted as a result of Government measures to support tenants.
Need to Know: Dealing with 2020’s September Quarter Day
What you need to know for this Quarter Day.