Header graphic for print
Keeping It Real Estate News and Trends in UK Real Estate, Disputes and Planning Law

Tag Archives: Hosebay

Posted in Real Estate

Move along squatters, investors in residential property also need legislative reform

After press reports of police up and down the country taking action to remove squatters from residential accommodation, perhaps the government should now turn its attention to the legislative pitfalls awaiting potential investors in this sector? The Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 offers rights to those who own leases of residential flats

Posted in Case Updates, Real Estate News

Supreme Court stops occupiers from enfranchising commercial premises

In a brave move, the Supreme Court has allowed appeals by two London landlords in Day v Hosebay and Howard de Walden v Lexgorge and clarified what can reasonably be called a house under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967. Senior Associate, Tim Reid, applauded the unanimous decision for its clarification of the law: “It has