Tag Archives: Rent Act 1977


In HEARTPRIDE LTD v SAWHNEY (2011) the appellant landlord (L) appealed against a recorder’s decision to strike out its claim against the respondent tenant (T) on the basis that its Notice of Increase in Rent was invalid. L had had a long lease on premises of which T had been a tenant. L served a […]

New Tenancies Under Section 34

InTruro Diocesan Board of Finance Ltd v Foley [2008] EWCA Civ 1162 the Court of Appeal considered the effect of section 34(1)(b) of the Housing Act 1988. In this case Mr Foley had compromised a prior dispute with the Diocesan Board by a consent order under which he surrendered his tenancy under the Rent Act […]