The HMO that wasn’t – Rent Repayment Order appeal – Nearly Legal

Posted January 22nd, 2024 in appeals, houses in multiple occupation, housing, landlord & tenant, news, rent by tracey

‘Barker v Shokar (HOUSING – RENT REPAYMENT ORDER – criteria for identifying a ‘self-contained flat’ – whether building was a house in multiple occupation – adequacy of reasons) (2024) UKUT 17 (LC). This was a landlord’s appeal of a rent repayment order made by the FTT in the sum of £3750. The appeal was on the grounds that the property did not require a licence, and that the FTT did not give sufficient reasons for its calculation of the number of occupants occupying the building as their only or main residence.’

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Nearly Legal, 21st January 2024