punitive fines for landlords

14 04, 2015

Hey, Dopey ~ Quid Pro Quo.

By |April 14th, 2015|Blog|

Landlords and estate agents have a nasty habit of flouting their own legal obligations with one hand while enforcing the tenant’s obligations with the other. (While I wasn’t attempting a visual metaphor, I have to say the image I conjured up in writing that […]

24 10, 2014

Justice isn’t blind. It’s looking the other way.

By |October 24th, 2014|Blog|

Employers who recklessly endanger workers may be fined three million dollars, while employers who induce workers not to exercise their rights face penalties of five hundred thousand dollars. In my experience, landlords may do both with impunity. Our first rental home, renovated by the owners, […]