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Disrepair despair: do not be an easy target


4 April 2017, webinar

About the event

Time: 2.00pm-3.00pm
Speaker: Melanie Dirom, partner & head of housing management, Croftons Solicitors
Chair: Mary Aluko, company secretary and head of governance, Chartered Institute of Housing

Benefits of attending

An increase in opportunistic ‘claim farming’ combined with poor record-keeping has led to a huge rise in disrepair claims, but there are ways RPs can prevent expensive pay-outs. Aspects we’ll cover include:

  • Overview of the law on disrepair – s11
  • Your obligations as landlord– are you vulnerable to a claim?
  • Pre-action protocol
  • Notice of disrepair
  • Dealing with counter-claims
  • Tactics for a successful outcome
  • Preventative measures: record keeping, policy and procedure, access issues

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