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Ministry of Justice

Evictions at all time high

Accelerated possessions at an all-time high

17 February, 20160 Comments
The latest figures from the Ministry of Justice show that evictions last year reached a record high of 42,728. Overall possession claims fell during the year to 148,043, however the number of accelerated possession cases continued their upward trend reaching 37,663 in 2015, up 4.5% on 2014 and up 10.5% on 2013. According to the
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Transfer more evictions to High Court – Landlord Action

19 August, 20150 Comments
Landlord Action, the specialist eviction service are arguing that the length of time it takes to get a County Court bailiff appointment once a possession order has been granted which in some cases can be up to three months; is having a considerable financial impact on landlords, so LA are campaigning to get more eviction
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15 London local authority areas; 1 eviction for every 62 residential properties

12 July, 20130 Comments
The latest eviction rates continue to paint a bleak picture for the private rented sector, as the number of financially struggling tenants and landlords continues to increase. Last Friday Landlord Referencing Services reported – via the The LSL Tenant Arrears Tracker –  that over the past 12 months severe rental arrears are 20% above the
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Claims for minor injuries via violent crime are cut

27 November, 20120 Comments
Violent crime victims who suffer minor injuries will not get compensation under changes which have come into effect in England, Wales and Scotland today. Victims who suffer injuries including a broken nose, mild concussion, temporary deafness or minor burns will be among those no longer eligible to claim compensation. Ministers claim the reforms will slash
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