Government’s new First Homes programme

A new scheme introduced by the government last month is a bid to further boost the housing market as well as filling the quota for affordable housing that needs to be factored in for every new major residential development site. This scheme takes the form of offering homes discounted by a minimum of 30% its […]

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Tenant victorious in landmark retail rent case

A High Court judge has decided that the rent of a Central London textile dealership, S Franses, should be set at £102,000 per annum under its new lease – less than half of the £220,000 the company was paying before its previous lease expired in 2016. The judge also ordered the landlord, the Cavendish Hotel, […]

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