August RRO Decisions

. August began under the shadow of the momentous Rakusen v Jepsen (Rakusen) judgment made on the 29th of July, which stated tenants can only make claims against their immediate…

July RRO Decisions

. In total, twenty Rent Repayment Order applications have gone to hearing at the London First-tier Tribunal Property Chamber (Residential Property) (FtT) in July, six more than in June. ….

100% is new normal for RROs

A quick look at June Rent Repayment Orders (RROs) in London shows that 100% awards, with no deductions is the new normal for RRO awards despite Awad v Hooley. Below…

DIY RRO: Kelly’s Heroes

Kelly helped her daughter and fellow students apply for a RRO from their landlord…only the landlord had died even before the tenants had moved in. Apparently, the demise of the…

Getting to 100%

We blogged recently about the ‘disappointing’ awards made in RRO cases, especially since Vadamalayan v Stewart [2020] UKUT 0183. We had a look this morning through the recent crop of…

Solid Goldsbrough

Keith Goldsbrough & co are still waiting for their First-tier Tribunal hearing. When we (Flat Justice) originally took their Rent Repayment Order (RRO) case on I told Keith it would…

First RRO for an illegal eviction?

This application (Coxswain v James CHI/00HB/HMB/2020/0006) seemed to throw the book at the Respondent: Licensing Illegal Eviction Harassment Failure to comply with Improvement Notice Not supplying a Gas Safety Certificate…

Appeal win…sort of

We received an enquiry back in April this year from an RRO Applicant that had conducted their own case at the First-tier Tribunal (Midlands) but they were not happy with…

The Age of Un-“Reasonableness”

When Flat Justice was just getting going, back in the Summer of 2018, we quickly realised Rent Repayment Order (RRO) judgments at the First-tier Tribunal Property Chamber (Residential Property) (FtT)…

How We Helped Georgie Get Rent Back

We’re putting together some videos from our clients describing their experiences of the Rent Repayment Order (RRO) application process so that prospective Applicants can get an idea of what’s involved….