Tenancy and occupation through employment

Wragg & Ors v Surrey County Council [2008] EWCA Civ 19 is an appeal on the refusal of some Right to Buy applications, but the main issue is when a tenancy falls under Schedule 1, para 2(1) Housing Act 1985, which provides: “… a tenancy is not a secure tenancy if the tenant is an […]

Housing case flood

Just a note. Comments to follow, asap. Court of Appeal: Wandsworth v Randall [2007] EWCA Civ 1126 Succession and possession for under-occupation. London Borough of Southwark v Dennett [2007] EWCA Civ 1091 Right to Buy, Delay and Misfeasance in Public Office Administrative Court: Casey, R (on the application of) v Restormel Borough Council [2007] EWHC […]

Equitable interests and right to buy discounts

A fairly abstruse discussion after the recent fun and games, but, to someone like me who was intrigued and amused while studying equity, an enjoyable one. A recent case involved the client’s equitable interest in an ex-council house, formally purchased by the tenants, but the client stood guarantor and paid over half the mortgage, following […]