Housing in UK Law

  • Anns v Merton London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 12 May 1977
    ...... (the builders) the claims were for damages for breach of contract and also for breach of the implied undertaking under section 6 of the Housing Act 1957. As against the council the claims were for damages for negligence by their servants or agents in approving the foundations upon which the ......
  • Porter v Magill
    • House of Lords
    • 13 Dec 2001,13 Dec 2001
    ...... of the council at all material times, Mr David Weeks, who was deputy leader, and Mr Hartley, who from June 1987 was chairman of the council's Housing Committee. The two officers were Mr England, who was the council's director of housing, and Mr Phillips, who was managing director of the council. ......
  • Anns v Merton London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 12 May 1977
    ...... (the builders) the claims were for damages for breach of contract and also for breach of the implied undertaking under section 6 of the Housing Act 1957. As against the council the claims were for damages for negligence by their servants or agents in approving the foundations upon which the ......
  • Tesco Stores Ltd v Dundee City Council
    • Supreme Court
    • 21 Mar 2012
  • R v Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions and Another, ex parte. Spath Holme Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 07 Dec 2000
    ....... . 4 During the last century England and Wales suffered from a persistent shortage of housing. The demand, in particular for private rented accommodation, was greater than the supply. This enabled some private landlords to exploit the scarcity ......
  • Kay v Lambeth City Council; Leeds City Council v Price
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Mar 2006
    ...... issue on the occupation status of the appellants as the result of transactions between the London Borough of Lambeth, the London & Quadrant Housing Trust and them over a period of years. On that issue, I have had the benefit of reading in draft the opinion of my noble and learned friend Lord ......
  • United Scientific Holdings Ltd v Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the County Borough of Burnley now The Council of the Borough of Burnley
    • House of Lords
    • 23 Mar 1977
  • Runa Begum v Tower Hamlets London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 13 Feb 2003
    ...... raised three questions, which they expressed in this way: (1) Was Mrs Hayes' decision of 27 July 2001, taken under section 202 of the Housing Act 1996, a determination of Runa Begum's "civil rights" within the meaning of article 6(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights ? (2) If ......
  • Wandsworth London Borough Council v Winder
    • House of Lords
    • 29 Nov 1984
    ......He had a secure tenancy in the sense of section 28 of the Housing Act 1980. The landlords were the London Borough of Wandsworth, the appellants. On 2 March 1981, the appellants gave notice to the respondent under ......
  • R (Westminster City Council) v National Asylum Support Service
    • House of Lords
    • 17 Oct 2002
    ......The Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, section 9, provided that housing accommodation under the Housing Act 1985 should not be provided for persons subject to immigration control unless they were of a class specified in ......
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