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 […]
If you’re struggling to get by, then this is the information guide for you.
If you’re a student renting from a private landlord in Camden then you really need to read this guide produced by the University of London Housing Services.
Notice periods which were previously extended to 6 months as an emergency measure during the pandemic will now be set at four months from 1st June. The goverment says this will offer tenants continued protection throughout Step 3 and into Step 4, which will begin from 21st June at the earliest. Subject to the public […]
The goverment has announced, once again, that the ban on evictions has been extended by a further two months to 31st May. It comes after they announced another extension to the ban in February, which was due to last until 31st March. Under the current ban eviction court hearings and orders can still take place […]
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 […]
A third of Camden residents live in privately rented accommodation, but many do not contact the Council for advice or support when they may need it. This can sometimes result in private renters putting up with poor housing conditions, including damp, lack of heating and overcrowding and poor behaviour by landlords/agents. Therefore, the Council and […]
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 […]