Housing Court Consideration: Call for Evidence!

Filed in Landlords by on 13th November, 2018 0 Comments

New Housing Court – call for evidence:

Open Consultation

To access the consultation paper click here.


If you are a landlord or property professional that has suffered from the current inefficient and costly court process whilst, for example, evicting tenants or making deposit claims etc, then please do share your experience and complete the consultation paper.

This call for evidence seeks views and opinions from the judiciary, landlords and tenants to help the government to better understand and improve the experience of people using courts and tribunal services in property cases, including considering the case for a specialist Housing Court.

The Government are interested in views and opinions on the:

  • private landlord possession action process in the county court
  • user experience in both the county courts and the First-tier Tribunal for property cases
  • case for a new Housing Court
  • case for other structural changes such as an extension of the remit of the property tribunal

The Government are seeking views on the experiences of people using courts and tribunal services in property cases, including whether a specialist Housing Court is needed.

This consultation closes at 

About the Author ()

Rob Crawford is the chairman of the Association of Local Landlords (Wessex). Rob is a practicing landlord with a property portfolio that includes small private residential properties and HMO's. Rob is a qualified letting agent and former owner of Kingfisher Lettings & Management. He is now a share holder of the successful online lettings company Lettingsupermarket.com.

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