We are contracted with the Legal Aid Agency to provide Housing & Debt services from our office in Wood Green. Housing & Debt cases which are in scope of legal aid, include: -Homelessness or the threat of homelessness. -Possession proceedings -Proceedings for eviction of the individual or others. -Bankruptcy proceedings where the person’s estate includes Read more about LEGAL AID[…]

Sub-letting can be very bad news for a landlord

Almost every tenancy agreement has a clause in it that bans sub-letting. But this doesn’t stop tenants from sub-letting the property. My advice to a Landlord who discovers that their property has been sub-let is to take action to evict anyone found to be sub-letting. Otherwise, if the tenant has sub-let the property to two Read more about Sub-letting can be very bad news for a landlord[…]

Section 21 rules that apply after 1 October 2018

The Deregulation Act 2015 and The Assured Shorthold Tenancy Notices and Prescribed Requirements (England) Regulations 2015 brought big changes to section 21 Housing Act 1988 for tenancies in England. Extra requirements were introduced whereby a section 21 notice could not be served unless EPC, gas safety certificate and How to Rent Guide have been given Read more about Section 21 rules that apply after 1 October 2018[…]

Appealing Employment Support Allowance (ESA) Decisions

There are three levels of appeal when appealing a decision by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP). They are: 1. Reconsideration 2. Appealing to the First Tier Tribunal 3. Appealing to the Upper tribunal The difference between a claimant winning a First Tier Tribunal appeal on their own and a claimant with a representative Read more about Appealing Employment Support Allowance (ESA) Decisions[…]