Housing law – All

Timing is everything

When does the main housing duty under s. 193, Housing Act 1996 to provide suitable accommodation to 'successful' homeless applicants, who currently are in a property, take effect?  Such a simple and important question; such tortured authorities,...

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Conceptualising damages for housing conditions – they don’t add up.

Conceptualising damages for housing conditions – they don’t add up.

We don't often run 'think-pieces' (this may be too generous a description), at least not when unattached to new case law, but the ongoing transformation of 'disrepair' into 'housing conditions' claims has got me (and I know others who write here)...

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A very short consultation

The UT(LC) is consulting on a new Practice Direction for appeals and cases in the UT. The draft appears to have gone online on 20 January 2020 and the deadline is 31 January 2020. You can find it here. If you  have a few moments then it's very much...

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