Whether you are a tenant that is facing eviction or homelessness, or if you are a landlord that has had a tenant leave your property in disrepair; being faced without a place or live or a property that is unlettable is a stressful time.
Our friendly and experienced Housing Law team are here to help guide you through the legal process and understand your rights and responsibilities as a tenant or landlord.
Although Legal Aid funding has been reduced in some areas of law, it is still available in the majority of housing matters. If you are a tenant faced with eviction, have problems with your landlord or are facing homelessness then we can provide FREE advice and court representation through the Legal Aid Scheme for eligible clients. You can check if you are eligible here on the official Legal Aid website, if in doubt you can ring us and we will advise you over the phone. Note: Eligibility will be assessed during your initial appointment. You will need to bring in two forms of identification and documents to prove your eligibility.
Advice for Tenants
Problems with public sector, council housing or private landlords can have serious consequences on your and your family.
We can help you to protect your tenancy rights whether you need help with possession proceedings, eviction, defending an injunction application, disrepair, or are facing unlawful eviction. We can also provide representation in court proceedings in all housing matters.
Advice for Landlords
Whether you are the landlord of 1 or 100 properties, it is essential to be prepared and understand the regulations and your responsibilities.
We can advise you right from the start with drafting tenancy agreements and documentation through to service of notices and issuing possession proceedings. Remember the right legal preparation can save you a lot of time and money in the long run!