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s.193 duty

No messing about.

R (Elkundi) v Birmingham and R (Imam) v Croydon (2022) EWCA Civ 601 (not on Bailii yet. Copy of the judgment here) Two joined appeals on local authority duties to provide suitable accommodation under section 193 (2) Housing Act 1996 were before the Court of...

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Dishonourable discharge

SH, R (on the application of) v The London Borough of Waltham Forest (2019) EWHC 2618 (Admin) This was a judicial review of Waltham Forest's decision that it had discharged its s.193 Housing Act 1996 duty (the full homeless duty) to Ms SH by an offer of...

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An inconvenient problem

There were lots of good intentions behind the SI making clear that 16/17 year olds are in priority need (The Homelessness (Priority Need for Accommodation) (England) Order 2002 (SI 2002 /2051)). But as a few have pointed out in recent years, there might...

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