Adoption, Advance Directives/Wills, Bankruptcy/Debt Collection, Family Law, Foreclosure/Predatory Lending, Guardianships, Landlord-Tenant/Evictions, Unique Education, SSI/SSDI. Whether we’re working with conventional and LSVT housing associations, ALMOs, charities and for-profit Registered Providers or national house builders and funders, we are committed to delivering an outstanding client encounter that can’t be beaten. Practice head Maria Mercedes Palomares specialises in advising disabled folks, migrant workers and asylum seekers on access to housing.
All landlords, which includes regional authorities, housing associations and private landlords, have a legal duty to keep their home in an adequate state of repair. Rent for these properties is determined by income, and tenants are entitled to remain in the housing as long as they continue to meet the eligibility needs. What the team is identified for Seasoned public law and housing group with experience across all regions of housing practice and at all court levels.
Federal and some state laws also prohibit discrimination in the provision of credit, insurance and other services essential to safe housing. Lawyers, they said, could support tenants navigate a maze of housing laws and assert their rights below rent regulation and housing subsidy applications that set limits on how and when an eviction can come about. Randy Dillard was living with five little ones in a four-bedroom home in the Bronx when he informed his landlord of a persistent drip.
Her lawyer colleagues taught her how to write letters that described tenants’ medical issues in layman’s terms and cited the certain housing codes that have been violated. Five of our Housing solicitors (Jacky Starling, John Gorringe, Katie Brown, Amanda Ford and Shazina Hussain) act as duty solicitors in Bow, and Clerkenwell and Shoreditch County Courts. Marsh, Higgins, Beaty & Hatch: This is a law firm that is produced up of a group of lawyers who are all skilled in handling true estate transactions. With private landlords, the physicians and lawyers are much less prepared to accommodate.
The bar association, in a new report, said if taxpayers fund legal counsel for poor renters who face eviction, they would understand of those rights, and the knock-on effect would sooner or later pay for their lawyers — and save the city millions of dollars. Meanwhile, the lawyers educated the doctors to take action themselves, by writing letters to bad landlords to advise them of their patients’ concerns.