In this article, Rebecca Brady, from Devonshires solicitors, shows an overview of changes made by the Immigration Act 2016, including a new mandatory ‘no right to rent’ ground for possession under the Housing Act 1988.
Tara O'Leary, from Cornerstone Barristers, explains that the Housing and Planning Act 2016 will introduce significant amendments to the rules concerning succession to secure tenancies under the Housing Act 1985. The amendments herald the end not only of ‘tenancies for life’ but also of ‘tenancies for life after life’ over successive generations.
Ranjit Bhose QC and Emma Dring from Cornerstone Barristers acted for the London Borough of Hillingdon in this case. You will find a commentary about the latest Court of Appeal decision on the use of Article 8 ECHR as a defence to possession actions, in Holley v Hillingdon LBC  EWCA Civ 1052.
A salutary lesson: Subhana Anhu, paralegal at Trowers & Hamlins, reports about a recent case in which the County Court set aside a possession order made on grounds of rent arrears, because of the landlord's failure to comply with the Pre-action Protocol.
Jonathan Manning and Sarah Salmon both barristers at Arden Chambers consider in depth the recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Cardiff CC v Lee (Flowers) with Bethan Gladwyn, Senior Associate and Head of Housing Management and Rebecca Rees, Senior Associate, both at Hugh James Solicitors.