Beware…Long Residential Leases can be classified as ASTs

Beware…Long Residential Leases can be classified as ASTs

Whilst Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) are usually thought of as short term agreements, the legislation governing ASTs does not specify a maximum term.  Therefore, any residential lease can constitute an AST irrespective of its length, provided it satisfies the...
Is your property deemed fit for human habitation?

Is your property deemed fit for human habitation?

The (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill has received Royal Assent and the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 (HFHHA 2018) is to come into force on the 20th March 2019. The HFHHA 2018 will amend the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (LTA 1985) to require that any...
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