against squatters. These individuals invade residential property and then claim 'squatters rights' making it more difficult than a landlord would imagine to claim back their property.
Commenting on the phenomenon Shapps stated:
“Squatting is anti-social, undesirable, and unfair on homeowners. This government is not prepared to stand that situation continuing, and in particular we're keen to provide better advice for people who find that they are victims.”
To find out what your legal position is should the squatters descend on your property check out the Landlords Bible.
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