Housing Management: Breach of tenancy/injunctions

Housing Management: Breach of tenancy/injunctions

Social landlords can bring injunctions against their tenants and other individuals causing nuisance and anti-social behaviour that affects the landlord's housing management function.

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law FirmsProceedings are brought under section 153 A-E of the Housing Act 1996. Injunctions can be brought to prevent unwanted behaviour from anyone - including the tenant - or to compel a tenant to abide by the terms of the tenancy agreement.

How we can help you

  • We understand the need to be fast and efficient in all cases involving anti-social behaviour, and are fully equipped to deal with emergency, without notice injunction proceedings.
  • Our team provides practical advice and is well respected for managing the needs of both clients and victims of anti-social behaviour.

Work highlights

  • Successfully obtaining two without notice injunctions on the opposite sides of the country, both with power of arrest and exclusion orders against the tenant.
  • Helping a local authority obtain 275 out of out 300 applications for injunctions prohibiting tenants denying access to their landlords' maintenance officers, who needed to conduct annual gas safety inspections.