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In a long awaited development private landlords in Northern Ireland are now required to provide information about themselves and their properties.

From 25th February, every private landlord in Northern Ireland must register with the Landlord Registration Scheme and provide this information - elements of which is available on government website NI Direct

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Private Tenancies, Landlord, Legal

We've seen increasing numbers of tenants contact us because a Receiver has been appointed to manage the property they rent.   Chris McGrath, Solicitor for Housing Rights Service, reports on the legal standing of tenants who find themselves in this position. 

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Repossession, Private Tenancies, Practical tips, Landlord, Legal

A mother and daughter, who had been intimidated from their home, will now be able to sell their property under the SPED scheme thanks to a Court of Appeal decision made last week.

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Social Tenancies, Homelessness, Case law, Legal

Homelessness legislation in Northern Ireland was originally designed to provide housing to homeless people in the social rented sector. However, the supply of social housing has decreased whilst its demand has increased. Consequently, there is now severe pressure on the available social rented housing in many parts of Northern Ireland.

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Private Tenancies, Policy, Homelessness

The Department for Social Development has released the latest housing statistics for Northern Ireland.  Policy Manager Nicola McCrudden looks at the numbers and the people behind them.

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Social Tenancies, Private Tenancies, Homelessness, Opinion