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8:43 AM, 23rd September 2020
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In discussion with a planner, I was notified that the latest local plan had been recently approved. The plan includes a charge of £50k for every new dwelling approved by the London Borough of Hackney. This is in addition to the Community Infrastructure Levy and a section 106 agreement. The Consultation period was early 2016 to early 2017. I was not in the country. I submitted an application to convert a non-residential building to residential use before the plan was adopted, b
8:30 AM, 23rd September 2020
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In a Hm Treasury press release Rishi Sunak is taking credit for house sales rising 15.6% in August following the introduction of the stamp duty holiday. However, Rishi does not point out that HMRC annual sales figures are down 23.9% and a great deal of the August increase can be account for by pent-up demand releasing since lockdown. "After a 14.5% rise in July, residential property transactions in August rose a further 15.6% as more people decided to buy a new home or move house.
7:57 AM, 23rd September 2020
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Renters affected by coronavirus will continue to be protected after the government extended the ban on evictions for another 4 weeks, meaning in total no legal evictions will have taken place for 6 months, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced on 21 August 2020. The government also intends to give tenants greater protection from eviction over the winter by requiring landlords to provide tenants with 6 months’ notice in all bar those cases raising other serious issues su
7:58 AM, 22nd September 2020
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Finally, the courts officially reopened, after six months of suspension. Some cases on possession matters will be prioritised including: Anti-Social Behaviour, Domestic Violence and Rent Arrears totalling over a year. We suspect there are about 55-60k possession cases in the court system now, with 30k of them being Social Tenancies. We have now received this notification below of a trial date from Edmonton County Court at the end of last week set down for trial in December 2021
7:14 AM, 22nd September 2020
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7:02 AM, 22nd September 2020
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19:18 PM, 21st September 2020
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Eviction and housing law specialist solicitors, Landlord Action, have partnered with the Property Redress Scheme to provide a first of its kind service to help landlords regain possession of their properties. Landlords who use Landlord Action to serve notice on their tenants and start the process of eviction can choose to simultaneously use the Property Redress Scheme’s mediation service to come to a resolution outside of court....
19:05 PM, 21st September 2020
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The sustained attack on private landlords has intensified during the Covid-19 epidemic and is now off the scale in terms of the injustice being perpetuated against landlords. Some of the key injustices are identified below. These merit a decisive response from the bodies representing landlords and letting agents....
9:32 AM, 21st September 2020
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New housing possession rules unveiled by the government must protect vulnerable tenants, ensure access to justice and prevent a spike in homelessness, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today. On 20 September, the UK government lifted its stay on housing possession proceedings...
9:16 AM, 21st September 2020
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The Government has released it’s full guidance for the possession action process under the new rules post the emergency eviction ban. Click here for the full guidance. Stage 1: Serve a notice of seeking or requiring possession Give your tenant a Section 8 or Section 21 Housing Act 1988 notice...

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