Housing Disrepair: Podcast

Housing Disrepair: Podcast

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Price: £49.00

Bulk purchase discounts are available for podcast access for large numbers of staff: £200 for 10-20 staff; £250 for 20+ staff. Please call 0344 515 1155 to request this.



In this 50 minute audio podcast, expert housing law trainer and solicitor Mark Robinson gives a detailed explanation of the law governing liability for disrepair in rented accommodation; he sets out in detail the rights and obligations in tenancy agreements and gives an overview of the Local Authority’s role in tackling bad housing conditions.


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Expert housing law trainer and solicitor Mark Robinson gives a detailed explanation of the law governing liability for disrepair in rented accommodation; he sets out in detail the rights and obligations in tenancy agreements and gives an overview of the Local Authority’s role in tackling bad housing conditions.

Podcast includes

  • Implied repairing obligations under s11 1985 Landlord and Tenant Act
  • Further obligations of landlord and tenant
  • Defective Premises Act 1972 s 4 – liability for personal injury and damage to property caused by a relevant defect
  • Disrepair counterclaims as a defence to rent possession proceedings
  • Overview of Housing Health and Safety Rating System and 1990 Environmental Protection Act.
  • The law in this podcast applies in England and Wales, except as indicated above.

    Podcast T&Cs

  • Each podcast purchased is for individual use only. Individuals can listen to the podcast as often as required.
  • Ownership of copyright in all podcasts written and produced by Shelter Training belongs to Shelter Training. Reproduction and/or distribution of podcasts is prohibited.
  • Podcasts themselves or the url provided to access these materials must not be posted in the public arena.
  • Podcasts must not be used for a business or commercial purpose or to generate income or revenue.
  • Once full payment has been received an email with be sent to the address supplied containing a link to the podcast which can be downloaded to an MP3 or accessed through a PC.
  • Information provided in this podcast was correct as of December 2013.
  • Bulk purchase discounts are available for podcast access for large numbers of staff: £200 for 10-20 staff; £250 for 20+ staff. Please call 0344 515 1155 to request this.