Housing Management and Tenancy Enforcement

The Forbes team, providing housing and asset management services, is part of our wider Housing and Regeneration Group.

First and foremost we are specialists, a specialist team providing a first class service to registered providers of social housing (housing associations) and ALMOs and Local Authorities in connection with all types of contentious and non-contentious housing and asset management work.

Our team works with housing providers nationally and provides advice and legal services in connection with:-

  • Anti social behaviour
  • Committal proceedings and weekend cover
  • Possession proceedings
  • Trial advocacy
  • Gas safety
  • Electrical safety
  • Health and Safety
  • HSE Prosecutions
  • General cyclical maintenance
  • Income maximisation
  • Tenancy enforcement
  • Hoarding
  • Illegal occupiers
  • Equality Act considerations
  • Mental capacity
  • Safeguarding
  • Sheltered schemes
  • Supported living schemes
  • Homelessness
  • Decanting
  • Abandonment
  • Void Properties
  • NTQs
  • Joint tenancies
  • Succession
  • Assignment
  • Exchange
  • Illegal subletting and tenancy fraud
  • Disrepair
  • Vexatious complaints
  • Bailment
  • Policy and procedure reviews and redrafting
  • Business process re-engineering
  • Data protection
  • Multi agency work

Our team is recognised in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as being leaders in the sector and partners Stuart Penswick and Lachlan McLean are recognised as experts in their field.

We regularly hold and speak at housing seminars, conferences and forums and write for the housing press. We have developed a wide range of webinar training sessions which are accessible for clients.

We provide bespoke training for our clients and the housing sector to develop their teams' skills and knowledge base.

Our high calibre lawyers are solution focused and provide a cost effective, flexible and value for money service for your organisation. Our in house solicitor advocates mean that we can run a litigated case from the beginning through to trial.

Our specialism, partnership approach, "one-stop-shop" service, size of our team, quality of our lawyers and value for money approach is what differentiates us from our competitors.

23 Apr 2019

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