Landlord responsible for double fatality

A London landlord has been heavily punished after two people died in a fire at one of his properties, directly due to oversights in his management of the property. Thomas McCann, 60, and 21-year-old Hamza Zulfiqar died in an HMO owned by Muhammad Ashraf. Fire broke out in the five-bedroom property back in 2010. McCann, […]

Increased obligations on residential landlords

Most landlords are aware of the existing routes they need to take in order to gain possession of their property. However, they may not be aware of the changes taking place from 1 October 2015.  Possession begins with the landlord serving notice that they require the tenant to vacate the property and a common notice […]