Daniel Chard from Bird and Co. discusses the recent leasehold reforms and what this may mean for the future of home ownership.
Common failures by landlords include delays in resolving issues and “weak and long-term” contracts, the Ombudsman found.
Landlords will now remain unable to evict tenants until at least 31 March 2021 except in the most serious cases.
Orbit failed to ensure that a family had working heating or hot water over a period of at least eight months, the Ombudsman found.
The Ombudsman has published data covering all landlords it received complaints about in 2019-20 in a move to increase its transparency.
The North West social landlord Livv Housing has returned to compliance after the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) gave it a G2 governance grading.
Camden Council, Newham Council, Together Housing, Cottsway Housing, and Hyde Housing were all subject to findings of severe maladministration.
The Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has downgraded Prospect Housing Ltd to G4, the lowest possible rating for governance.
Housing associations must manage risk proactively over the coming months, writes Tim Coolican, a partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors.
Mosscare St Vincent’s secured the injunction after tenants on a Manchester estate complained about a neighbour hosting parties, flouting government advice.