Nearly Legal is a specialist housing law website, run by solicitors and barristers practising in the field.

The site provides information, updates and discussion on housing, leasehold and landlord & tenant law. It is all free, but it is just our opinions, not legal advice (we can't give legal advice here). Everything that the site offers is set out below.

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Suitability and PSED

London Borough of Hackney v Haque [2017] EWCA Civ 4 In which the Court of Appeal grapple with the application of the Public Sector Equality Duty to decisions on suitability of accommodation provided under s.193 Housing Act 1996 (in satisfaction of the full housing duty). Hackney had accepted a full housing duty to Mr Haque […]

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So now Gopee, walk out the door

There are new cases to report on – the Court of Appeal on suitability reviews and the PSED and the Upper Tribunal on leasehold works charges, fire resistant doors and disrepair – but those will have to wait for a couple of days. I’ve got places to be and people to sue in the meantime… […]

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