Section: Legislation & Court Issues

Impact of the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill

Posted 08.02.18
Anthony Collins Solicitors: Article link

The Private Members Bill Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill now has Government support and was debated on Friday 19 January 2018.

This useful article from Anthony Collins covers the Bill's aims and potentially significant implications for all private sector and social landlords.

The article comments on the existing limitations of out-of-date repairing obligations in Section 8 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 and considers in detail the changes that will be introduced if this Bill becomes law.


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Reporting on February 2018

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