Author: Tony Kent

Government plan to axe short-notice evictions

The Government has announced plans to scrap “no-fault evictions” in what is being described as the biggest overhaul for renters in a generation.

New study reveals annoying garden habits of neighbours

According to the latest research by Tiger Sheds, neighbourly garden habits have topped the list of things most likely to lead to a dispute.

Tenants dispute £422 million owed to the NHS Property Service

£422 million is owed to the National Health Service’s (NHS) property company in unpaid bills due to disputes with tenants.

Housing Secretary unveils proposals for new specialist Housing Court

The Government is consulting on plans to create a new ‘specialist Housing Court’ which would act as a single route for landlords, tenants and agents seeking to resolve property-related disputes.

UK couple ordered to pay more than £22,000 in neighbour dispute

An elderly UK couple locked in a long-running neighbour dispute over a hedge have been ordered to pay more than £22,000 in damages to their next-door neighbour.

HMO landlord fined for ‘overcrowded’ property

A UK landlord who reportedly ‘crammed’ 23 people into a small house with room for just six occupants has been fined £7,500.

Study reveals UK neighbour dispute hotspots

A new study has revealed which regions of the UK are most likely to see neighbour disputes arise over party walls, fences, shared driveways, unruly behaviour and more.

HMO landlords could be entitled to licensing fee refunds in light of recent case

Landlords and investors who let out a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) could be entitled to partial licencing fee refunds if their local council has charged them more than is legally allowed under EU law, it has emerged.