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New fire alarm regulation for Social Housing Providers

New Fire Alarm Regulation: Social Housing Providers.

In November 2021 the government announced changes within social housing in that social housing landlords will be legally obliged to fit smoke alarms in all accommodations that are rented. How will this affect the sector? It is now the requirement that all housing association accommodation must now install smoke alarms in each property. When new …

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Family Court Fees

Family Court Fees

The introduction of Court Fees (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2021 has now increased certain court fees for the first time since 2016. The court fees are increasing due to inflation. The following increases will have effect: – The fee for filing a petition for a divorce, a nullity or civil partnership dissolution will increase from £550 …

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What Should You Do If Your Rental Property is in Disrepair?

Law requires your landlord to provide you with a safe home. If they are not meeting these standards or if the repairs performed on your property, do not meet agreed-upon deadlines, then it’s best that you contact our housing disrepair solicitors for help! You could be entitled to a claim. Notify your landlord about the …

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Success in Judicial Review Application of Homeless Client – Housing Solicitors for you

We recently acted for a client in an urgent application for Judicial Review to the High Court based on the failure of the Council to respond to our client’s homelessness application and even after service of the letter of claim putting them on notice of a Judicial Review. Following the filing of the urgent application …

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