Renters demand government replace ‘fake’ Covid eviction ban with the real thing – The Independent

The housing secretary has been accused of running a “fake eviction ban” after it emerged some tenants are still being hauled in front of courts and threatened with homelessness because of missed rent. Robert Jenrick promised in March that nobody who lost income because of the pandemic would be forced out of their home –

A Response to Satnam Virdee's The Longue Durée of Racialized Capitalism – Brooklyn Rail

I want to thank Satnam Virdee for his serious and comradely response that engaged the arguments in “Beyond ‘Racial Capitalism’: Toward a Unified Theory of Capitalism and Racial Oppression.” We both seek to transcend the sterile debate between class reductionist and neo-liberal identitarian analyses of race and capitalism, where both sides share the notion that

Race and Capitalism – Brooklyn Rail

I want to thank Satnam Virdee for his serious and comradely response that engaged the arguments in “Beyond ‘Racial Capitalism’: Toward a Unified Theory of Capitalism and Racial Oppression.” We both seek to transcend the sterile debate between class reductionist and neo-liberal identitarian analyses of race and capitalism, where both sides share the notion that

Company voluntary arrangements: Why the CVA model is used, but not always popular in the property sector – Evening Standard

N ext month will mark a year since the first Covid-19 lockdown started and many businesses entered the most challenging period they had ever seen. High street retailers, pubs and restaurants have had to close at various points since March 2020 in line with government rules, and for some of them, a company voluntary arrangement

Can retailers use a CVA to rewrite existing lease arrangements? – International Law Office

Introduction Background to the case The Company’s case for appointing an examiner The controversy The decision The implication for use of CVAs in England Introduction Increasing pressures placed on those operating in the retail and hospitality sectors as a result of COVID-19, means there is likely to be an increasing use of CVAs in these

Cleaning remains the most common cause of tenancy deposit disputes – Landlord News

According to the Annual Review 2020 from The Dispute Service (TDS), cleaning is the most common reason for tenancy deposit dispute claims. The report from TDS looked at claims from TDS Insured, TDS Custodial, TDS Northern Ireland, and SafeDeposits Scotland. The main reasons for disputes also included damage, redecoration, rent arrears, and gardening. Cleaning resulted

Landlord Facing Lawsuit From Tenants He Says Didn't Pay; They Allege He Forced Them Out – Yahoo News

The Telegraph Wife of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny flies to Germany The wife of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrived in Germany on a flight from Russia on Wednesday night, according to media reports. Yulia Navalnaya landed at Frankfurt airport after flying from Moscow on Wednesday evening, according to Der Spiegel, the German

What Landlord-Tenant Bill Could Mean – Yahoo News

The Week Dominion spokesman: ‘Mike Lindell is begging to be sued, and at some point, we may well oblige him’ “In just a few weeks, lawsuits and legal threats from a pair of obscure election technology companies have achieved what years of advertising boycotts, public pressure campaigns, and liberal outrage could not: curbing the flow

Mediation pilot program intended to keep landlord-tenant disputes out of court – Yahoo News

The Week Dominion spokesman: ‘Mike Lindell is begging to be sued, and at some point, we may well oblige him’ “In just a few weeks, lawsuits and legal threats from a pair of obscure election technology companies have achieved what years of advertising boycotts, public pressure campaigns, and liberal outrage could not: curbing the flow

Update for landlords: action against commercial tenants in Scotland during COVID-19 (UPDATED) – JD Supra

The COVID-19 pandemic and the related emergency legislation introduced by the UK and Scottish Governments has had a significant impact on the remedies available to commercial landlords, in the event of default by tenants. With most of the country currently subject to Level 4 restrictions, there remain some significant obstacles for landlords in trying to