Butterworths Residential Landlord and Tenant Handbook (6th Revised edition)

Butterworths Residential Landlord and Tenant Handbook (6th Revised edition)

By: James Driscoll (consultant_editor)Paperback

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A comprehensive reference source for advisors in the public and private sector alike, this new edition incorporates all of the major legislative developments which have occurred since the fifth edition was published in 2009. Essential purchase for solicitors, barristers, legal executives and paralegals who advise on residential landlord and tenant matters. It is also a useful work for academics who teach land law or housing law. This title deals with issues such as leasehold enfranchisement, the right to buy (and the right to acquire for tenants of other social landlords), assured, secure and protected tenancies, disrepair and all other areas of residential landlord and tenant law and the powers available to local housing authorities to deal with substandard housing conditions in the private rented sector. The revised Mobile Homes legislation is also included. New Edition Highlights * The new edition of this title will include all the changes introduced by the Localism Act 2011 which amends the Housing Acts 1985, 1988, 1996 and 2004 and the Housing & Regeneration Act 2008 and also introduces some entirely new housing measures * The Localism Act 2011 introduces the following changes: - Introduces a new type of fixed term tenancy (flexible tenancies) and other social housing tenure changes - Amends the existing homelessness legislation - Introduces changes to the allocations system for social housing - Introduces changes to way sector is regulated, (i) Part 1 amends the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (regulation of social housing) so as to abolish the Office for Tenants and Social Landlords ("the Office"), create the Regulation Committee of the Homes and Communities Agency ("the HCA"), and transfer the functions of the Office to the HCA acting through the Committee, - Introduces new 'Housing Mobility' measures for tenants - Introduces changes to Tenant Deposit Schemes * The new powers of the Housing Ombudsman * All relevant statutory instruments and orders made since the last edition * For the first time, the new edition includes coverage of the relevant Welsh Statutory Instruments

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Contents

Part 1 Statutes; Law of Property Act 1925, ss 1, 5, 6, 8, 44, 48, 52, 54-56, 77-79, 84, 139-154, 196, 205, 208, 209, Sch 2; Landlord and Tenant Act 1927, ss 19, 26; Accommodation Agencies Act 1953; Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, ss 1-10, 12-14A, 16-22, 53, 54, 63, 66, 67, 69, 70, Schs 1-5; Costs of Leases Act 1958; Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960; Perpetuities and Accumulations Act 1964, ss 1, 9, 15; Leasehold Reform Act 1967; Caravan Sites Act 1968, ss 1-5, 13-17; Defective Premises Act 1972, ss 4, 6, 7; Housing Act 1974, ss 118, 131, Sch 8; Mobile Homes Act 1975, ss 7-10; Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976; Rent Act 1977; Protection from Eviction Act 1977; Leasehold Reform Act 1979; Housing Act 1980, ss 51, 53-55, 61, 64-66, 70, 72-74, 76, 77, 81-86, 88, 89, 141-143, 150-155, Schs 8, 9, 25; Senior Courts Act 1981, ss 38, 153; Mobile Homes Act 1983; County Courts Act 1984, ss 138-140, 149-151; Rent (Amendment) Act 1985; Housing Act 1985, ss 79-106A, 108-110, 111A-131, 136-141, 142A-172, 174-188, 612-625, Schs 1-6A, 9A; Landlord and Tenant Act 1985; Landlord and Tenant Act 1987; Landlord and Tenant Act 1988; Housing Act 1988, ss 1-25, 27, 28, 33-42, 44, 45, 121, 138, 139, 141, Schs 1-3, Sch 4, Pt III; Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989, ss 2, 5, 6; Local Government and Housing Act 1989, ss 149, 186, 190, 191, 193, 195, Schs 7, 10; Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, ss 1-5, 7, 9-62, 69-84, 87-103, 107, 128, 136, 137, 139, 186-188, Schs 1-14; Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995; Family Law Act 1996, ss 30, 53, 67, Sch 7; Housing Act 1996; Human Rights Act 1998, ss 1-3, 6-9, 21, 22, Sch 1, Pt I, arts 6(1), 8, Pt II, art 1; Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999; Land Registration Act 2002, ss 1-8, 10, 12, 27, 58, 62-64, 71, 90, 131, 136, Schs 1, 2; Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002, ss 1-103, 105-114, 129, 158, 159, 164, 166-169, 171-183, Schs 1-4, 6, 7, 9, 11, Pt I, 12; Finance Act 2003, ss 49, 70, 71, 74, 121, 122, 124, 128-130, 217, Schs 3, 9, 19; Civil Partnership Act 2004, ss 82, 262-264, Sch 9, Pt 3; Housing Act 2004, ss 1-45, 49, 50, 54-147, 181, 185, 188, 192, 194, 202, 212-218, 225, 226, 229-270, Schs 1-7, 10, 13, 14; Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2005, ss 1-34, 36-46, Schs 1-3, 5; Housing and Regeneration Act 2008, ss 1-15, 17-55, 57-60, 64-123, 125-184, 186-190, 192-276, 278, 298, 299, 320-322, 324-236, Schs 1-4, 6, 7, 11; Equality Act 2010, ss 32-38, 216-218, Schs 4, 5; Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants etc) Act 2010; Localism Act 2011, ss 150, 151, 158, 159, 241, Sch 14, Sch 16, Pts 3, 4; Part 2 Statutory Instruments; Leasehold Reform (Enfranchisement and Extension) Regulations 1967, SI 1967/1879; Rent Assessment Committees (England and Wales) Regulations 1971, SI 1971/1065; Housing (Right to Buy) (Designated Regions) Order 1980, SI 1980/1345 (Note); Secure Tenancies (Designated Courses) Regulations 1980, SI 1980/1407; Rent Act 1977 (Forms etc) Regulations 1980, SI 1980/1697; Rent Regulation (Cancellation of Registration of Rent) Regulations 1980, SI 1980/1698; Rent Assessment Committees (England and Wales) (Rent Tribunal) Regulations 1980, SI 1980/1700; Assured Tenancies (Notice to Tenant) Regulations 1981, SI 1981/591; Rent Book (Forms of Notice) Regulations 1982, SI 1982/1474; Mobile Homes (Commissions) Order 1983, SI 1983/748; Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Forms) Regulations 1986, SI 1986/2194; Secure Tenancies (Notices) Regulations 1987, SI 1987/755; Housing Association Shared Ownership Leases (Exclusion from Leasehold Reform Act 1967 and Rent Act 1977) Regulations 1987, SI 1987/1940; Assured Tenancies and Agricultural Occupancies (Rent Information) Order 1988, SI 1988/2199; Notices to Quit etc (Prescribed Information) Regulations 1988, SI 1988/2201; Housing (Right to Buy Delay Procedure) (Prescribed Forms) Regulations 1989, SI 1989/240; High Court and County Courts Jurisdiction Order 1991, SI 1991/724; Housing (Preservation of Right to Buy) Regulations 1993, SI 1993/2241; Leasehold Reform (Collective Enfranchisement and Lease Renewal) Regulations 1993, SI 1993/2407; Secure Tenants of Local Housing Authorities (Right to Repair) Regulations 1994, SI 1994/133; Secure Tenants of Local Authorities (Compensation for Improvements) Regulations 1994, SI 1994/613; Housing (Right to Manage) Regulations 1994, SI 1994/627; Collective Enfranchisement and Tenants' Audit (Qualified Surveyors) Regulations 1994, SI 1994/1263; Local Government Changes (Rent Act) Regulations 1995, SI 1995/2451; Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 (Notices) Regulations 1995, SI 1995/2964; Housing Act 1996 (Consequential Provisions) Order 1996, SI 1996/2325; Approval of Codes of Management Practice (Residential Property) Order 1996, SI 1996/2839; Homelessness (Suitability of Accommodation) Order 1996, SI 1996/3204; Local Housing Authorities (Prescribed Principles for Allocation Schemes) (Wales) Regulations 1997, SI 1997/45; Introductory Tenants (Review) Regulations 1997, SI 1997/72; Assured Tenancies and Agricultural Occupancies (Forms) Regulations 1997, SI 1997/194; Allocation of Housing (Procedure) Regulations 1997, SI 1997/483; Housing (Right to Acquire) Regulations 1997, SI 1997/619; Leasehold Reform (Notices) Regulations 1997, SI 1997/640; Allocation of Housing (Reasonable and Additional Preference) Regulations 1997, SI 1997/1902; Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) Order 1997, SI 1997/1984; Long Residential Tenancies (Supplemental Forms) Regulations 1997, SI 1997/3005; Long Residential Tenancies (Principal Forms) Regulations 1997, SI 1997/3008; Homelessness (Decisions on Referrals) Order 1998, SI 1998/1578; Assured and Protected Tenancies (Letting to Students) Regulations 1998, SI 1998/1967; Rent Acts (Maximum Fair Rent) Order 1999, SI 1999/6; Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Review Procedures) Regulations 1999, SI 1999/71; Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999, SI 1999/2083; Homeless Persons (Priority Need) (Wales) Order 2001, SI 2001/607 (Note); Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No 1, Savings and Transitional Provisions) (England) Order 2002, SI 2002/1912; Homelessness (Priority Need for Accommodation) (England) Order 2002, SI 2002/2051; Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No 1, Savings and Transitional Provisions) (Wales) Order 2002, SI 2002/3012 (W 284); Leasehold Reform (Collective Enfranchisement) (Counter-notices) (England) Regulations 2002, SI 2002/3208; Allocation of Housing (England) Regulations 2002, SI 2002/3264; Allocation of Housing (Wales) Regulations 2003, SI 2003/239 (W 36) (Note); Leasehold Reform (Collective Enfranchisement) (Counter-notices) (Wales) Regulations 2003, SI 2003/990 (W 139) (Note); Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No 2 and Savings) (England) Order 2003, SI 2003/1986; Service Charges (Consultation Requirements) (England) Regulations 2003, SI 2003/1987; Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (Fees) (England) Regulations 2003, SI 2003/2098; Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (Procedure) (England) Regulations 2003, SI 2003/2099; Land Registration (Referral to the Adjudicator to HM Land Registry) Rules 2003, SI 2003/2114; RTM Companies (Memorandum and Articles of Association) (England) Regulations 2003, SI 2003/2120; Adjudicator to Her Majesty's Land Registry (Practice and Procedure) Rules 2003, SI 2003/2171; Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (Fees) (Revocation and Saving) (England) Order 2003, SI 2003/2270; Homelessness (Suitability of Accommodation) (England) Order 2003, SI 2003/3326; Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No 2 and Savings) (Wales) Order 2004, SI 2004/669 (W 62); Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (Fees) (Revocation and Saving) (Wales) Order 2004, SI 2004/680 (W 68) (Note); Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (Procedure) (Wales) Regulations 2004, SI 2004/681 (W 69); Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (Fees) (Wales) Regulations 2004, SI 2004/683 (W 71) (Note); Service Charges (Consultation Requirements) (Wales) Regulations 2004, SI 2004/684 (W 72); Demoted Tenancies (Review of Decisions) (England) Regulations 2004, SI 2004/1679; Approval of Codes of Management Practice (Residential Property) (England) Order 2004, SI 2004/1802; Commonhold Regulations 2004, SI 2004/1829; Commonhold (Land Registration) Rules 2004, SI 2004/1830; Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No 5 and Saving and Transitional Provision) Order 2004, SI 2004/3056; Rights of Re-entry and Forfeiture (Prescribed Sum and Period) (England) Regulations 2004, SI 2004/3086; Landlord and Tenant (Notice of Rent) (England) Regulations 2004, SI 2004/3096; Leasehold Houses (Notice of Insurance Cover) (England) Regulations 2004, SI 2004/3097; Demoted Tenancies (Review of Decisions) (Wales) Regulations 2005, SI 2005/1228 (W 86) (Note); Rights of Re-entry and Forfeiture (Prescribed Sum and Period) (Wales) Regulations 2005, SI 2005/1352 (W 100) (Note); Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No 3 and Saving and Transitional Provision) (Wales) Order 2005, SI 2005/1353 (W 101); Leasehold Houses (Notice of Insurance Cover) (Wales) Regulations 2005, SI 2005/1354 (W 102) (Note); Landlord and Tenant (Notice of Rent) (Wales) Regulations 2005, SI 2005/1355 (W 103) (Note); Displaced Persons (Temporary Protection) Regulations 2005, SI 2005/1379, regs 1, 2, 5-15; Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, SI 2005/1541, arts 1-40, 42-53, Sch 1; Housing (Right to Buy) (Information to Secure Tenants) (England) Order 2005, SI 2005/1735; Housing (Right of First Refusal) (England) Regulations 2005, SI 2005/1917; Housing (Right of First Refusal) (Wales) Regulations 2005, SI 2005/2680 (W 186) (Note); Housing (Right to Buy) (Information to Secure Tenants) (Wales) Order 2005, SI 2005/2681 (W 187) (Note); Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2005 (Commencement No 1 and Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2005, SI 2005/2800 (W 199); Housing Health and Safety Rating System (England) Regulations 2005, SI 2005/3208; Approval of Code of Management Practice (Private Retirement Housing) (England) Order 2005, SI 2005/3307; Housing (Empty Dwelling Management Orders) (Prescribed Exceptions and Requirements) (England) Order 2006, SI 2006/367; Housing (Management Orders and Empty Dwelling Management Orders) (Supplemental Provisions) (England) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/368; Housing (Interim Management Orders) (Prescribed Circumstances) (England) Order 2006, SI 2006/369; Selective Licensing of Houses (Specified Exemptions) (England) Order 2006, SI 2006/370; Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Descriptions) (England) Order 2006, SI 2006/371; Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (England) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/372; Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation and Other Houses (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/373; Homelessness (Suitability of Accommodation) (Wales) Order 2006, SI 2006/650 (W 71); Housing Act 2004 (Commencement No 5 and Transitional Provisions and Savings) (England) Order 2006, SI 2006/1060; Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Eligibility) (England) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/1294; Housing Act 2004 (Commencement No 3 and Transitional Provisions and Savings) (Wales) Order 2006, SI 2006/1535 (W 152); Housing Health and Safety Rating System (Wales) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/1702 (W 164) (Note); Housing (Interim Management Orders) (Prescribed Circumstances) (Wales) Order 2006, SI 2006/1706 (W 168) (Note); Houses in Multiple Occupation (Specified Educational Establishments) (Wales) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/1707 (W 169); Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Descriptions) (Wales) Order 2006, SI 2006/1712 (W 174) (Note); Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Wales) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/1713 (W 175) (Note); Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation and Other Houses (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Wales) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/1715 (W 177) (Note); Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/2527; Homelessness (Wales) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/2646 (W 227); Housing (Management Orders and Empty Dwelling Management Orders) (Supplemental Provisions) (Wales) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/2822 (W 245) (Note); Housing (Empty Dwelling Management Orders) (Prescribed Exceptions and Requirements) (Wales) Order 2006, SI 2006/2823 (W 246) (Note); Selective Licensing of Houses (Specified Exemptions) (Wales) Order 2006, SI 2006/2824 (W 247) (Note); Selective Licensing of Houses (Additional Conditions) (Wales) Order 2006, SI 2006/2825 (W 248); Housing (Assessment of Accommodation Needs) (Meaning of Gypsies and Travellers) (England) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/3190; Rent Repayment Orders (Supplementary Provisions) (England) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/572; Approval of Code of Practice (Private Retirement Housing) (Wales) Order 2007, SI 2007/578 (W 50) (Note); Smoke-free (Exemptions and Vehicles) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/765; Service Charges (Summary of Rights and Obligations, and Transitional Provision) (England) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/1257; Administration Charges (Summary of Rights and Obligations) (England) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/1258; Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Additional Provisions) (England) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/1903; Agricultural Land Tribunals (Rules) Order 2007, SI 2007/3105; Service Charges (Summary of Rights and Obligations, and Transitional Provisions) (Wales) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/3160 (W 271); Administration Charges (Summary of Rights and Obligations) (Wales) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/3162 (W 273); Mobile Homes (Written Statement) (Wales) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/3164 (W 275); Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Additional Provisions) (Wales) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/3229 (W 281) (Note); Housing (Assessment of Accommodation Needs) (Meaning of Gypsies and Travellers) (Wales) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/3235 (W 285) (Note); Rent Repayment Orders (Supplementary Provisions) (Wales) Regulations 2008, SI 2008/254 (W 30) (Note); Network Access Appeal Rules 2008, SI 2008/1730; Land Registration (Electronic Conveyancing) Rules 2008, SI 2008/1750; Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) Rules 2008, SI 2008/2698, rr 1-4, 8-18, 20-25, 26A, 27-46; Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Commencement No 2 and Transitional, Saving and Transitory Provisions) Order 2008, SI 2008/3068; Approval of Code of Management Practice (Residential Management) (Service Charges) (England) Order 2009, 2009/512; Housing (Replacement of Terminated Tenancies) (Successor Landlords) (Wales) Order 2009, SI 2009/1260 (W 112) (Note); Housing (Replacement of Terminated Tenancies) (Successor Landlords) (England) Order 2009, SI 2009/1262; Housing (Shared Ownership Leases) (Exclusion from Leasehold Reform Act 1967) (England) Regulations 2009, SI 2009/2097; Housing (Right to Enfranchise) (Designated Protected Areas) (England) Order 2009, SI 2009/2098; RTM Companies (Model Articles) (England) Regulations 2009, SI 2009/2767; Right to Manage (Prescribed Particulars and Forms) (England) Regulations 2010, SI 2010/825; Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Commencement No 7 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2010, SI 2010/862; Equality Act 2010 (Disability) Regulations 2010, SI 2010/2128; Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) (Lands Chamber) Rules 2010, SI 2010/2600; Housing (Codes of Management Practice) (Student Accommodation) (England) Order 2010, SI 2010/2615; First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) Order 2010, SI 2010/2655, arts 1, 9, 12, 14, 15; Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Jurisdiction of Residential Property Tribunals) (England) Order 2011, SI 2011/1005; Mobile Homes (Written Statement) (England) Regulations 2011, SI 2011/1006; Residential Property Tribunal Procedures and Fees (England) Regulations 2011, SI 2011/1007; RTM Companies (Model Articles) (Wales) Regulations 2011, SI 2011/2680 (W 286); Right to Manage (Prescribed Particulars and Forms) (Wales) Regulations 2011, SI 2011/2684 (W 287); Houses in Multiple Occupation (Specified Educational Establishments) (England) Regulations 2012, SI 2012/249; Residential Property Tribunal Procedures and Fees (Wales) Regulations 2012, SI 2012/531 (W 83); Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, SI 2012/637, regs 1, 28, 29; Housing (Right to Buy) (Limit on Discount) (England) Order 2012, SI 2012/734; Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Jurisdiction of Residential Property Tribunals) (Wales) Order 2012, SI 2012/899 (W 119); Homelessness (Suitability of Accommodation) (England) Order 2012, SI 2012/2601; Mobile Homes (Written Statement) (Wales) Regulations 2012, SI 2012/2675 (W 289); Part 3 Other Material; Homelessness Code of Guidance for Local Authorities; Supplementary Guidance on Intentional Homelessness; Supplementary Guidance on the homelessness changes in the Localism Act 2011 and on the Homelessness (Suitability of Accommodation) (England) Order 2012; Index.

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  • publication date: 30/11/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781405755788
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1952
  • ID: 9781405755788
  • weight: 1220
  • ISBN10: 1405755784
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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