Homeless

When is suitable?

London Borough of Bromley v Broderick (2020) EWCA Civ 152 When assessing the suitability of a (refused) offer of accommodation made under s.193 Housing Act 1996 duty, what is the relevant date, or dates? That was the issue for the Court of Appeal...

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This isn’t going to be Priti

On 22 October 2020, the government published just over 500 pages of changes to the immigration rules. Thankfully, most of those can be ignored by this blog. But there is one bit that we really, really, need to talk about. With effect from 9am on 1...

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Either/Or, not Both.

Karimi v Southwark LBC, County Court at Central London, 26 April 2020 (note in July/August 2020 Legal Action - Housing: Recent Developments) Mr Karimi had applied to Southwark as homeless. Southwark found he was not in priority need in a s.184...

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