MSB’s Social Housing Highlight – January

Bringing you all the latest updates from the world of Social Housing.

The latest at MSB

We are all back to work and raring to go!

We hit the ground running on the 5th January, with Andy Moore and Andrew Fairman delivering some free training with tips on drafting witness statements in Anti-Social Behaviour proceedings.

If you are interested in booking bespoke training for yourself or your business, please contact

In some very exciting news, Phillip Coburn and Andy Moore have been named Partners at MSB. A really well-deserved achievement for them both!

Amy Tagoe and some of our colleagues from across MSB have been learning how to dragon dance ahead of the Chinese New Year and will be taking part in the New Year parade on the 6th February 2022.

We’ve also shared the second instalment of the MSB Book Club – you can read all about it and find out what our next book is, here.

Updates and insight

Louise Murphy shares the warning signs of Unlawful subletting to look out for. Read More

Andrew Fairman discusses Green Retrofitting and Decarbonisation. Read More

Brook Holroyd provides an update on landlord licencing in Liverpool. Read More

Amy Tagoe shares her top tips for dealing with abandonment. Read More

Housing law news

Renting Homes Wales Act 2016

On 15th January 2022 it was announced that the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 will come into force on 15th July 2022.

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Regulation Fees 2022/2023

The Regulator of Social Housing have confirmed that overall fees will be held at the same amount for 2022/23. The fees per unit paid by large providers with 1,000 or more units has come down by 5p per unit to £5.31.

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Upcoming events

2nd March 2022

Our next free webinar, ‘ASB – Best Practice’ in partnership with Janine Green ASB is coming up soon! Please email to book your place.

Case of the month

Rosebery Housing Association Ltd v Williams & Anor (2021) EW Misc 22 (cc)

The case highlighted what not to do in ASB Injunction proceedings where there are allegations of ASB levelled at a disabled tenant, particularly when the tenant had made allegations of their own.

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