Harassment

Harassment is a criminal offence under the Protection from Eviction Act 1977. The term refers to acts by a landlord or agent likely to interfere with the peace or comfort of a tenant or involve the withdrawal or withholding of services reasonably required for...

House Of Multiple Occupation

In England and Wales HMOs are defined under the Housing Act 2004 as: entire houses or flats let to three or more tenants from two or more households who share a kitchen bathroom or toilet houses converted entirely into bedsits or other accommodation that is not self...

House Price Index

A House Prices Index measures the price of residential housing. In the UK there is no official HPI instead various banks building societies property websites and the government maintain an Index. Below is a description of the mail indices: Rightmove: compiled from...

Housing Benefit

A means tested welfare benefit administered by the local authority providing eligible tenants assistance in meeting the cost of rent. Helps tenants to pay their rent. All tenants Council Housing Association or private are eligible to apply. How much help anyone...