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Government exploring potential of a specialist Housing Court

November 2018

The Government has launched ‘Considering the case for a Housing Court – A Call for Evidence’. This consultation aims to explore the potential of a specialist housing court to make it easier for all users of court and tribunal services to resolve disputes, reduce delays and to secure justice in housing cases.

The Call for Evidence is in four parts:

Part 1: The private landlord possession action process in the county court
Part 2: Enforcing a possession order
Part 3: Access to justice and the experience of court and tribunal users
Part 4: The case for structural changes to the courts and the property tribunal

The call for evidence closes on 22 January 2019.

You may respond by completing this online survey.

Alternatively you can email your response to the questions in this call for evidence to: HousingCourtConsiderat[email protected]

Written responses should be sent to:

Private Rented Sector Division
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Third Floor – Fry Building
2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF

Government requests that if you are responding in writing, please make it clear which questions you are responding to. It would be very useful if you confirm whether you are replying as an individual or submitting an official response on behalf of an organisation and include:

For any enquiries about the Call for Evidence, please contact: [email protected]

LEASE is governed by a board, appointed as individuals by the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government.

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