Housing Tenure in UK Law

  • R (Bibi and Another) v Newham London Borough Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 April 2001
    ... ... 2 Before us are two joined appeals by a Housing Authority, the London Borough of Newham, against a judgment given by ... for the last 10 years or so but they have never had security of tenure. They each successfully brought applications for judicial review of the ... ...
  • Maunsell v Olins
    • House of Lords
    • 27 November 1974
    ... ... to go back to the original Act, in this case section 41 of the Housing Repairs and Rents Act, 1954 ... 4 There can be no ... , the Rent Act, 1968, deals with legal technicalities of leasehold tenure on which ordinary citizens consult their lawyers, rather than with ... ...
  • Horford Investments Ltd v Lambert
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 October 1973
    ... ... - the redress of the balance of advantage enjoyed in a world of housing shortage by the landlord over those who have to rent their homes. To ... ...
  • Ruddy v Oakfern Properties Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 October 2006
    ... ... 10 The starting-point is the Housing Finance Act 1972 ("the 1972 Act") , section 35(1) of which introduced the ... The overall policy of the Rent Acts is to give security of tenure to the occupant and not to anybody else. In the case of service charge ... ...
  • Majorstake Ltd v Curtis
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 August 2006
    ... ... 3 One of the many purposes of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 ("the Act") was to confer on tenants of ... to acquire new leases and thereby obtain additional security of tenure and the interests of landlords in developing and renovating their ... ...
  • Porter v Magill
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 30 April 1999
    ... ... The principal events relevant to this appeal were concerned with housing policies in the City of Westminster between 1986 and 1989. Those events ... 250 sales in marginal wards in the belief that such changes of tenure would increase the conservative vote. There is, as the Divisional Court ... ...
  • Din (Taj) v Wandsworth London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 26 November 1981
    ... ... 1 This appeal arises under The Housing (Homeless Persons) Act 1977. In December 1979 the appellants, who are ... " as a convenient shorthand to describe the action of a person whose tenure of accommodation has become so precarious, due to circumstances for which ... ...
  • Bruton v London & Quadrant Housing Trust
    • House of Lords
    • 24 June 1999
    ... ... under which the person housed is to enjoy exclusive occupation of premises, however temporarily, without conferring on that person security of tenure by virtue of the Act… ... "The result must be substantially to reduce the choice of methods available to bodies such as the ... ...
  • Moran v Manchester City Council; Richards v Ipswich Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 01 July 2009
    ... ... Adam Fullwood ... (Instructed by Shelter Greater Manchester Housing Centre) ... Interveners: Women's Aid Federation: ... Stephen Knafler ... 193(2) does not have to be long life accommodation with security of tenure such as would arise if the family were allocated the tenancy of a council ... ...
  • Hosebay Ltd v Day and another
    • Supreme Court
    • 10 October 2012
    ... ... included proposals for the introduction of an entirely new form of tenure, known as "Commonhold", and for amendment of the existing provisions ing to leases of flats (under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993) and of houses (under the 1967 Act). The ... ...
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