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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.
Update: The stay on business tenancy terminations continues
Coronavirus Act 2020 has now been further extended until 31 December 2020.
Q&A: The effect of the dissolution of a management company named in a lease
Where the named manager in a tripartite lease is dissolved, do its rights and obligations under the terms of the lease pass to the Crown?
Adverse possession and registered land
The importance of seeking legal advice when making a claim for adverse possession.
The Future High Street Fund- repurposing opportunities for developers and investors?
The Future High Street Fund was set up to support and fund local areas’ plans to make their high streets fit for the future.
Q&A: Assured shorthold tenancy?
If a party with an assured tenancy signs a new agreement it is an assured shorthold tenancy pursuant to section 19A of the Housing Act 1988.
Amendments to the Coronavirus Act 2020: Further restrictions for residential tenancies
A landlord must now give 6 months’ notice to terminate an assured shorthold tenancy for any notices served on or after 29 August.
A Review of MEES
Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards define the minimum level of energy efficiency for tenancies in the private rental sector.
High Court finds that C2 extra care scheme not exempt from affordable housing requirements
The relevant development plan policy - relating to a site - will define whether or not affordable housing is required.
Planning Reform: An Overview of the New System: Plans & Guidance
The Proposed New Planning System