Homeless

No comparing

When considering 'general housing circumstances in the area' under Housing Act 1996 s.177(2) on a s.202 review, can the review officer conduct a comparative exercise? A s.204 appeal decision in Chawa v Kensington and Chelsea RLBC (Central WLondon...

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Let’s all move to … Wales

We have previously commented on various housing and homelessness developments in Wales.  These have been individual interventions into homelessness and the legislative competence order giving legislative housing powers to the Assembly.  Moves are...

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That must be annoying

Butt v LB Hounslow [2011] EWCA Civ 1372 is, frankly, daylight robbery. You'll remember that in Bubb v Wandsworth (our note here), the Court of Appeal made clear that the county court on a s.204 appeal should not start finding facts. Ever. So, we...

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