R (Jakimaviciute) v LB Hammersmith and Fulham  EWHC 4372 (Admin) [Not generally available yet. I've seen a transcript]
This judicial review permission hearing raises very significant issues for post Localism Act Council allocation policies. The central issue is the Council’s ability under the Act to set an allocation policy that includes ‘qualifying classes’ and excludes other classes. Housing Act 1996 (as amended by Localism Act) s.160ZA states:
(7) Subject to subsections (2) and (4) and any regulations under subsection (8), a local housing authority may decide what classes of persons are, or are not, qualifying persons.
Meanwhile s.166A(3) provides:
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As regards priorities, the scheme shall, subject to