Social landlords — your questions answered: what to do with those in situ?

By Bukola Aremu

Social landlords continue to ask an age-old question: what to do with those left in occupation following the death of a tenant, or after a tenant parts with the whole of the property.

There is not always a simple answer.

In complicated or sensitive cases — where a social landlord would be frowned upon for applying the law in the strictest terms — a number of approaches have been adopted that are not always in the long term or best interests of the landlord…

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