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The new: Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

19 March 2019

The new: Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

...is due to come into force (in England only) tomorrow, 20 March 2019.

The main point of this Act is that it gives tenants the right to sue their landlords if their property is in such poor condition that it is ‘not fit for human habitation’.

Tessa Shepperson wrote this article; Considering fitness for Human Habitation and rented properties and thanked Peter Marcus for his advise.

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