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Risky business

In CDS Housing v Bellis [2008] EWCA Civ 1315, the Court of Appeal in a short judgment upheld a possession order made in favour of the Claimant housing association against Mr Bellis, a secure tenant, who suffered from serious delusions. Mr Bellis appears to...

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FSA's repo warning

The FSA has issued a warning letter to all mortgage lenders and mortgage administrators advising them to get their houses in order, so to speak, over possession actions and arrears management. This is in line with the rather underdeveloped (publicly at...

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A Curious Footnote

Mich-Onyibe v Wandsworth LBC (04/11/08, CA, judgment currently unavailable otherwise than by way of e-flash from Arden Chambers) is a kind of a curious footnote to homelessness law.  Wandsworth accepted that they owed the full Part VII housing duty to Ms...

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Gentoo in the news (again)

Gentoo Group Ltd and Peter Walls v Hanratty [2008] EWHC 2328 (QB) is the latest case in the unfortunate saga which comes from the LSVT of Sunderland's entire housing stock to Sunderland HA, now known as Gentoo. When Gentoo took the housing stock, they did so...

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