Campaign groups claiming to represent the nation’s renters are challenging part of the Housing Act 1988, saying the right of a landlord to evict a tenant with no fault or without giving reason contravenes international law.
A further claim suggests the current law doesn’t protect tenants if the landlord fails to maintain a property in a standard that is fit for human consumption.
Both of these topics are covered in an article I produced for North West property news website Place NW. You can read the article in full here.
With the number of renters in the UK rising every year (it has been estimated one-third of millenials will rent for the whole of their lives) more and more people will be watching this one with interest.