Your Rights Against Illegal Eviction

By |2021-05-24T12:57:26+00:00June 18, 2010|Householder Rights|

Illegal eviction by landlords is a serious criminal offence and the law is there to protect tenants in private rental accommodation. Right to a Fair Eviction If a landlord believes a tenant has broken the terms of their contract, or otherwise made their lease untenable, then by law they have [...]

What Rights Does a Homeowner Have Against Intruders?

By |2021-05-24T12:57:26+00:00June 17, 2010|Householder Rights|

Despite operating outside of the law, burglars are still protected by it. So what rights do householders actually have against intruders? Equal Rights for Householders and Intruders? If a burglar breaks into your home with intent to steal then you might expect to be able to use whatever force necessary [...]

Safeguarding Privacy in the Home

By |2021-05-24T12:57:26+00:00June 9, 2010|Householder Rights|

The privacy of the home is under threat through the widespread powers of entry at the disposal of the state, but what efforts are being made to protect our private domain? The Right to Privacy in the Home Recent years have seen a heightened government interest in monitoring the behaviour [...]

Your Rights Against Troublesome Neighbours

By |2021-05-24T12:57:26+00:00June 9, 2010|Householder Rights|

Troublesome neighbours can seriously damage the quality of home life, but not only do you have the right to live in peace but the legal rights too. Neighbour Trouble Whether it’s head thumping bass of a stereo, persistent shrieks of an over active child or loud footsteps, the chief neighbour [...]

Who Has the Power of Entry?

By |2021-05-24T12:57:26+00:00June 8, 2010|Householder Rights|

With the state possessing a disquieting number of different powers of entry, an Englishman’s home is less a castle than an open house. Is an Englishman’s Home Still His Castle? “An Englishman’s home is his castle” is a much cherished phrase that highlights a national inclination to claim a piece [...]

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