Regular readers of the Daily mail will no doubt have a healthy disregard for “human rights” or “yuman rites” as dubbed by their esteemed columnist Richard Littlejohn.
As a regular reader of the Property 118 blogs, I notice that there have been two recent columns relating to the impact of “human rights” on evictions of tenants in the private rented sector. Continue reading Impact of Human Rights on Evictions
Having read Mary Latham’s article about landlord’s not being able to evict due to human rights law, I have been giving some thought to the speculation. I have worked for the public sector for over 25 years and during that time I have been heavily involved in considering human rights in everything I do. Therefore, I would like to think that I have some experience of article 8 and the implications it has. Continue reading Article 8 Evictions – Human Rights?
Tenants are trying to exploit human rights laws to stop paying rent and block evictions, warns the Residential Landlords Association.
The RLA is concerned that a case waiting to go before the Appeal Court will leave landlords unable to reclaim their buy to let properties if renters breach tenancy agreements. Continue reading Tenants try to block eviction under human rights laws