Some privately rented homes in London will need a property licence. If your home needs one, your landlord is responsible for obtaining it. Holding the correct property licence is a legal requirement and demonstrates that the property is suitable for occupation and managed to an acceptable standard. As a tenant, if you’re concerned that your […]
The ban has been extended by a further 4 weeks, until 20th September. According to the government the following now applies: New 6 month notice periods to be in place until at least 31st March 2021 Once eviction hearings re-start, the judiciary will carefully prioritise the most serious cases including those involving anti-social behaviour and […]
Rent Repayment Orders (RROs) are a new legal power available to tenants that can be used in the following circumstances: 1. If you live in an unlicensed house in a selective scheme area (‘house’ is any self-contained property, including flats and studios) or a House of Multiple Occupation (HMO) covered by the mandatory scheme or […]
Camden Council is carrying out a ‘Fair Lettings’ project to raise the standard of letting agents in the borough. They are: Advising agents on how to comply with their legal obligations Issuing fines to letting agents who do not comply with certain pieces of law Raising awareness of what tenants should look for when renting […]
Come and meet the team, find out more about what we do and how we might be able to help you. Councillor Sarah Hayward, Leader of Camden Council and Councillor Pat Callaghan, Cabinet Member for Housing will also be attending. Light refreshments and snacks will also be provided. When: Wednesday 7th October Where: 13 Malden […]
We exist to improve conditions for private renters in Camden, but we know that the unfair renting system is not confined to the borough’s borders. There are over two and a half million private renters in London, living on short-term, insecure tenancies, facing low standards and unaffordable rents. So that’s why we asked Trust for […]
We are now based in Kentish Town at 13 Malden Road, NW5 3HS and our shopfront office is on the ground floor and is fully wheelchair accessible.
Newsletter Summer 2013