Grand and Machyle are highly experienced at finding solutions to your housing issues and aim to address cases quickly and effectively.
We can guide you in any matter or issues arising with local housing authorities, housing applications, tenants, landlords, ownership, repairs and many more. This department also regularly represents clients in the courts, ensuring they receive the highest quality assistance throughout their case.
Services for Individuals:
If you have been made homeless, a member of our team will be able to put together your application to be housed by your local authority. Our housing specialists can assist you in this matter regardless which stage of the process you have reached.
If you are living in a property that is not being properly maintained by the landlord, our housing team may be able to assist you. It is important that landlords meet their responsibilities and our fee earners regularly help tenants bring cases against negligent property owners, including local councils.
If you are facing eviction or have been evicted from your home, there may be remedies available to you that you are unaware of. We have a large team of lawyers who specialise in these cases. This section also includes information on what to do if you are facing repossession .
- Illegal Eviction
If your landlord has illegally evicted you, there are steps we can take to ensure you are allowed back into your property and are compensated.
- Succession for tenants
If you are renting a property and you are concerned about what might happen to the people who live with you if you die, this section has some information on what rights of succession you have.
- Neighbourhood problems
If your neighbours or your landlord are causing problems with noise, litter, antisocial behaviour or harassment, this section can offer you advice on how to handle the situation.
Getting into debt is one of the main causes of housing problems. We can provide you with some information on how to avoid debt in order to preserve your property.
Services for Landlords:
- Possession proceedings
If you have tenants who have not paid their rent or are behaving in an anti-social way which is causing damage to the property or a disturbance in the neighbourhood, our team may be able to help you legally remove them from the property.
- llegal Eviction
If you have been accused of unlawfully evicting a tenant or mortgagee, our housing lawyers will be able to defend you.