HOUSING DISREPAIR AND ITS EFFECTS ON CHILDREN

Bishop Lloyd & Jackson have noted an increase in the number of clients whose children are suffering from medical conditions related to housing disrepair. The most common conditions are asthma and eczema. There is considerable medical evidence that children living in damp living conditions are more susceptible to asthma owing to mould spores in the atmosphere which can affect lung function.Continue reading

ARE TENANTS’ RIGHTS BEING ERODED?

It can be argued that the introduction of the Assured Short-hold Tenancy regime in 1988 was the single most detrimental piece of legislation for tenants. This has had the effect of not only eroding the rights of tenants in relation to their security of tenure but has also led to tenants now being anxious about complaining about disrepair in their property for fear of eviction.Continue reading

Camden Tenants’ Advice Surgery

Bishop Lloyd & Jackson have been invited by the Camden Federation of Private Tenants to conduct a monthly advice surgery for private or housing association tenants whose properties are suffering from disrepair. The first surgery will be on either the 8th, 9th or 10th of April 2014. The exact date will be confirmed. The time of the surgery will be 6pm – 8pm. If you would like to book an appointment, please call us on 020 3544 6755.