Posts Tagged ‘Localism Act 2011’

Localism Act 2011 – Changes in Social Housing Tenure

(A).   … A Step in the Right Direction? In this legislation, there is recognition by the Government that a social housing tenancy should not be ‘for life’ and that tenants’ circumstances change, both financially and in family make-up. Some would say that such ‘recognition’ is long overdue, as often social housing is allocated in times [...]

New Tenancy Deposit Legislation takes effect from Good Friday

On the 6th April 2012 Section 184 of the Localism Act 2011 will be in force. The three significant changes which the legislation brings are:- 1. Alteration of the current 14 day timescale for protecting the deposit. The 14 days will be changed to 30 days from the date of receipt of the deposit. 2. The [...]