Adam Swirsky discusses how one form of enforcement still available during the Covid-19 Pandemic is the appointment of a fixed charge receiver and what the receiver’s duties are in regard to the case of Centenary Homes -v- Liddell  EWHC 1080.
James Browne explains how landlords can provide a Gas Safety Certificate before or at the same time as the section 21 notice is served then the provisions of s.21A Housing Act 1988 will have been satisfied in reference to the case of Trecarrell House Ltd -v- Rouncefield  EWCA Civ 760
Barbara Zeitler discusses how the Council complied with their duty when serving a Notice to a disabled tenant whose disability caused them to scream and shout words and sentences at night despite not explicitly carrying out a PSED assessment in relation to the High Court case of R (aoa Fisher) -v- Durham County Council  EWHC 1277 (Admin), 21 May 2020.
Ben Doyle, James Culverwell and Matthew Gillett, junior barristers in our Property team, discuss residential possession proceedings in light of the emergency measures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adam Swirsky explains what is a good reason for an extension of time to appeal under s.204 Housing Act 1996
Barbara Zeitler explains the recent Court of Appeal judgment on the validity of Practice Direction 51Z which was made in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.