Housing Disrepair Claims - The Works

Housing Disrepair Claims - The Works
15 May 2024 - London


15 May 2024

10:00 AM ‐ 4:30 PM

With a SmartPlan £486

With a Season Ticket £540

Standard price £720

All prices exclude VAT
Intermediate: Requires some prior subject knowledge
5 hours
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This full day in-person seminar is ideal for those who want to learn what constitutes a disrepair and to become familiar with case law that has paved the way for a better understanding of what disrepair is.

It is suitable for those wanting to have the much-needed case law and commentary for the perfect letter before claim, and with a reflection on what constitutes damages and how to mitigate them.

What You Will Learn

This in-person course will cover the following:

  • Source of Obligation
    • Section 11 Landlord and Tenant Act 1985
    • Defective Premises Act 1972
    • Tenancy Agreement
    • EPA 1990 and HHRS implied obligations
    • Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018
  • What is a Building?
    • R (on the application Ghai) v Newcastle City Council
  • Structure and Exterior
    • Niazi Services Ltd v van der Loo
    • Irvine v. Moran
    • Grand v Gill
    • Damp and mould
    • To keep in repair what the lessor has an estate or interest in: Edwards v Kumarasamy
  • Installations
    • Campden Hill Towers v Gardner
    • O’Connor v Old Etonians Housing Association Ltd
  • Inherent Defects
    • Post Office Properties Limited v Aquarius Properties Limited
    • Stent v Monmouth DC
    • Morcom v Campbell-Johnson
  • Standard of Repair
    • Brew Bros Ltd v Snax
    • McGougall v Easington DC
  • Notice
    • Reasonable time to comply - Calabar Properties Ltd v Stitcher
    • Access
  • Damages
    • Wallace v Manchester City Council
    • English Churches Housing Group v Shine
    • Example cases
  • Putting learning to the test - case examples