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Radhika Shah
    • Radhika Shah

    • Associate Solicitor (Supervisor) Qualified: November 2014
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COVID-19 and changes to notice periods for possession

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Landlords are required to give tenants notice to end the tenancy. The notice must set out the grounds the landlord is seeking possession and the date that the notice period expires. The notice period is different depending on the type of tenancy and reason...

End of the Covid-19 eviction ban?

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UPDATE - On 21st August 2020 the courts extended the “ban” on evictions by placing on hold all possession proceedings and suspending all eviction work carried out by court bailiffs until 20th September 2020. The following...

New protections for tenants in poor housing

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From 20 March 2020 a new law came into effect which gave tenants the power to enforce their right to live in a home fit for human habitation. The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 (the Act) came into force last year on 20 March 2019. It meant...

Accommodation Pending Review

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What happens when a homeless applicant is refused accommodation when the local authority are reviewing a decision made on their homelessness application? When a local authority makes a negative decision on an applicant’s homelessness application, the...