right-to-buy

A Less Beneficial Interest

Thompson v Hurst [2012] EWCA Civ 1752 This is a rather fact specific case which shows application of the principles of Stack v Dowden and Kernott v Jones. Our report on Kernott which covers the whole debate is here. Background H was the tenant of a...

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Outstanding and Relevant

Scinto v London Borough of Newham [2009] EWCA Civ 837 is an appeal from Bow County Court on whether the tenant was still entitled to exercise her right to buy on terms first set out in December 1999. Miss Scinto initiated the right to buy process...

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In passing…

There was an interesting article in today's Guardian on the legacy of Right to Buy, not exactly an in-depth piece, but featuring a number of the issues familiar to anyone who practicises in housing - from dodgy short term letting to major works...

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