The BBC reported this week that fewer than half of the local authorities in England have been called upon to prevent so-called “revenge evictions” since new laws came into force on 1 October 2015.
The headline implies that councils might be failing to exercise new statutory powers intended to protect assured shorthold tenants from unscrupulous Read More
On 2 February 2017 the Government published its highly anticipated draft Airports National Policy Statement (“NPS”) alongside a consultation on the contents of the draft NPS.
The draft NPS
The draft NPS will, if adopted, provide the primary basis for decision making on applications for development consent for a Northwest Runway at Heathrow Airport.
Although Read More
A mental image of a building sprouting wings and taking to the sky is one way to picture a flying freehold, but mention the phrase to most property lawyers and their hearts will sink. Discovering a flying freehold raises alarm bells because, without appropriate reciprocal rights between adjoining owners, they can leave both owners exposed. Read More