TV’s Judge Rinder Rules in Favour of Landlord Who Threw Family’s Belongings from Balcony

An Edinburgh landlord and amateur boxer, who dumped his former tenant’s possessions in the garden after evicting her and her children earlier this year, was awarded £1,250 compensation on the ITV’s Judge Rinder’s show. David Love, who owns properties in and around Edinburgh, served an eviction noticed to mother-of-nine Donna Newby in March to vacate the …

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The “Hateful Eighteen” – Your Guide to the Legal Ways a Landlord Can Evict a Tenant

Everyone knows, courtesy of Simon and Garfunkel, there are 50 ways to leave your lover, but did you know your landlord has 18 ways to get you to leave? Many of them are obvious (you broke the law), others are perhaps irritating (the landlord’s granny needs a gaff), while a few are plain obscure (a …

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Council Advises Tenant to Break Back into Flat 1

Havering Council advised a tenant to break back into the property she had vacated just 24 hours earlier on the basis “she still had the right of occupation”. The single mother in receipt of housing benefit rented a two bedroom property in Romford from Lewis Selt a year ago. A few months after moving in …

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Ending the Tenancy 2

Under the new Private Residential Tenancy (PRT), the tenant is now able to give notice any time after the start date of the lease. The tenant must give the landlord minimum 28 days’ notice and in writing. If the landlord wishes to give notice, they must adhere to the new eviction orders for a legitimate …

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