Social housing Insights

Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.

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Gas safety certificates - a warning for landlords

Landlords will be aware that since October 2015, when landlords wish to serve a section 21 notice under a tenancy entered into after this date, they…


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Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Amendment Regulations 2018

These amendment Regulations are due to come into force on 6 April 2018 subject to Parliamentary approval


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Hard, soft or somewhere in the middle: the effects and implications of Brexit in the Public Sector

The effects of Brexit on social housing, and the public sector workforce, shared services and the environment, are broad and uncertain. What will…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

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The assessment of care fees: assets you can and cannot hide

Local authorities need to remain vigilant and ensure that they stay up-to-date with the details of any schemes being touted as suitable for care fee…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

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GDPR: what to do when a data breach occurs

The General Data Protection Regulation will introduce strict new reporting and record-keeping requirements in relation to data breaches.


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Possession and Unlawful Profit Orders

The case of Poplar HARCA v Begum and Rohim, appealed recently to the High Court, concerned repossession of assured tenancies and Unlawful Profit…


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Care needed when making demands for a service charge

A tenant sought to avoid payment of an “on account” service charge, following a demand by its landlord.

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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Cardiff County Council v Lee (Flowers) [2016] EWCA Civ 1034

Many will be aware of the recent case of Cardiff City Council v Lee (Flowers) which sought to introduce a second permission stage prior to issuing of…

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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