Articles by James Wood
The Government announced yesterday that both the ban on using bailiffs, and the longer notice periods for Section 21 and 8 will continue in the same form until the end of May. Senior policy officer James Wood explains what landlords need to know.
Due to a last-minute extension on Friday 29 January, landlords can still use a reactivation notice for possession proceedings put on hold due to the closure of the courts in 2020 if they have not already done so.
This piece looks at the rate and pace of possession action in the various regions England immediately prior to the coronavirus pandemic. The results are drawn from a series of freedom of information requests.
NRLA senior policy officer James Wood writes about what landlords need to know when it comes to enforcing a possession order once the evictions moratorium lifts at the weekend. Remember to register for a webinar with NRLA legal counsel David Smith about possession taking place this Monday.
On Friday 28th September the Government announced significant changes to the required notice periods for Section 21 and Section 8 notices. In this blog, James Wood, NRLA Senior Policy Officer explains what landlords need to know.
Between 2010 and 2019 over half the courts in England and Wales were closed. The government announced investment of Â£1 billion to improve on-line facilities and make the court process more efficient. Have these reforms worked? This is the first of a series of blogs in which the RLA examine access to justice in the PRS.