Andrea (Andy) Radice, who was a retired local authority officer and Camden Council leaseholder, made contact with our organisation in July 2022, due to having extensive experience of working with housing associations in his job at Lambeth Council in south London. Andy was very keen to use his knowledge and experience of this sector of […]
Some privately rented homes in London need a property licence. If your home needs a licence, 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 […]
It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of a loyal, long-time Camden Federation of Private Tenants (CFPT) member, Christina Raeuchle, following a prolonged illness. Christina served on our Management Committee for a number of years and her direct experience of the vagaries of life in the private rented sector made […]
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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 […]