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Homelessness letters index

Homelessness letters index

11.06.2019

An index to my suite of letters for homeless officers is now available.

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New section 21 form

New section 21 form

3.06.2019

The form landlords must use when serving notice under section 21 has been updated. The revised Form 6A should be used by landlords om England from 1 June 2019.

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Letting fees ban and new tenancy deposit rules

Letting fees ban and new tenancy deposit rules

1.06.2019

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 has changed the law about fees people can be asked to pay when seeking privately rented accommodation in England.

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New guidance on domestic abuse and allocations

New guidance on domestic abuse and allocations

11.11.2018

Supplementary guidance has been issued to councils in England concerning the allocation of social housing to victims of domestic abuse.

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Housing Law Handbook - 4th edition

Housing Law Handbook - 4th edition

5.11.2018

A new edition of Diane Astin's excellent 'Housing Law Handbook' has been published by Legal Action Group.

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Homelessness guidance updated

Homelessness guidance updated

5.11.2018

Some minor changes have been made to the Code of Guidance.

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Possession procedure, HMOs and section 21 notices

Possession procedure, HMOs and section 21 notices

1.10.2018

Changes come into force today that affect the ending and regulation of tenancies.

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Guide for public authorities on the duty to refer

Guide for public authorities on the duty to refer

24.09.2018

A guide has been issued for public authorities in England who, from 1 October, are subject to a duty to offer a referral to service users who may be homeless or threatened with homelessness.

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