Housing Problems and Disputes

We are housing solicitors in Exeter. We deliver a housing legal advice service across Devon and the south west of England. Our experienced housing lawyers provide legal help for tenants and landlords on matters including tenancy disputes, disrepair, repossession and illegal eviction. Legal aid for housing matters is available for some types of cases on a means tested basis.

  • Have you found yourself unable to pay your mortgage and facing court action?
  • Have you been evicted from your home?
  • Are you in dispute over property repairs?
  • Are you a landlord seeking repossession of your property?

We work for both private landlords and for tenants renting in the private sector and from councils and housing associations.

Our housing lawyers provide legal help for tenants facing eviction or living in unsuitable accommodation. We can advise you on taking steps to prevent an illegal eviction, remaining in your home after building up rent or mortgage arrears, or securing repairs and claiming compensation if your rented property is unfit to live in.

We also provide housing legal advice for landlords. Landlords must follow strict laws, particularly in regard to the eviction of tenants and repossession of property, otherwise their actions could be deemed illegal, so it is always a good idea to take advice from specialist housing solicitors. We can ensure the correct legal process is followed to secure the eviction of a tenant who has failed to adhere to their tenancy agreement.

If you appoint us, a named housing lawyer will support your case from start to finish. If your case manager is unavailable on the day, another member of the housing legal advice team will make every effort to speak to you. 

We will start by meeting with you and discussing your circumstances. You will be given clear and focused advice throughout your case, and we will keep you fully informed about each stage. We will provide guidance about your position and how much the case will cost, and can advise whether you may be eligible for any housing legal aid. We will also attend meetings, including mediation with councils or housing associations, and negotiate with local authorities as well as represent clients at court.

Contact us for a quote or to book an initial consultation meeting with one of our housing lawyers.

I was very happy with the service I received and the communication, at all times was excellent throughout the case.

Rent or Mortgage Repossession

Illegal Evictions

Property in Disrepair

Civil Injunctions

The team