Homeless

A room of one’s own

Virginia Woolf famously remarked that for a woman to write fiction, she required enough means to support herself and a room of her own. For homeless applicants, though, sometimes separated spaces can be the problem.   Aliya Sharif v Camden LBC...

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Well, that’s embarrassing

You know how when you search for something that isn't there on NL, it comes up with that (quite annoying) "well, that's embarrassing" logo?  Well, I searched last night for Vilvarasa v Harrow LBC [2010] EWCA Civ 1278 but couldn't find it.  Then, it...

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The Schleswig-Holstein Question

As Lord Palmerstone might have said: "Only three people have ever really understood this eligibility business - the Prince Consort, who is dead - a German professor, who has gone mad - and I, who have forgotten all about it." That, frankly, sums up...

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Why are they there?

Hemans & Anor v Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough Council (2011) CA Civ Div 2 March 2011 [Lawtel note of extempore judgment. Not on Bailii yet] This was an appeal by Windsor of the first appeal of a Housing Act 1996 s.202 review...

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Potemkin Villages*

Westminster Council have long had a problem with homelessness. I'm sure you will recall the Westminster Council's housing leader's letters to Grant Shapps of last year, imploring him to let them discharge duty by offering an out of borough private...

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