Homeless

Birmingham v Aweys

Hot off the press - judgment released today. Birmingham, apparently intent on suicide, appealed the judicial review decision in Aweys. Birmingham City Council v Abdishakur Aweys & Ors [2008] EWCA Civ 48. They lost, badly, on all counts....

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Omar update

Craig Keenan from Community Law Partnership has added another comment to my original post on Omar -v- Birmingham CC to the effect that funding may be forthcoming for a House of Lords appeal. Also the key issue, which is whether Councils can rely on...

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Christmas rush

It seems I wasn't the only one frantically getting cases progressed before the holiday break. The Court of Appeal has been churning out judgments at an extraordinary rate. Amongst them one housing law judgment... Green & Anor v London Borough...

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Be good to your mother

So, Denton v London Borough of Southwark [2007] EWCA Civ 623. This won't take long, as the case rests almost entirely on its own facts. Applicant, a 21 year old male, applied as homeless after being thrown out by his mother. First decision, upheld...

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