Housing Disrepair

Do you have to provide alternative accommodation when a property is uninhabitable?

With more and more extreme weather events occurring across the globe (Australian bushfires, American hurricanes and British storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge) it’s no longer possible to deny the effects of climate change are causing chaos. We take a...

Joe Parish
By Joe Parish
When is a landlord liable for injuries to a tenant?

By law, anyone responsible for a property owes a duty of care to people who might visit or use the property. This principle imposes a duty on landlords to protect their tenants from harm. The duty...

What is the Housing Disrepair Protocol?

In the vast majority of leases, the landlord is tasked with repairing and maintaining the exterior, structure and common parts of a building which has been divided into flats. The leaseholder for...