Housing in UK Law

  • Porter v Magill
    • House of Lords
    • 13 Diciembre 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 Mayo 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 ... ...
  • R v Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions and Another, ex parte. Spath Holme Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 07 Diciembre 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 Marzo 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 ... ...
  • Metropolitan Properties Company (F.G.C.) Ltd v Lannon
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Julio 1968
    ... ... Grangewood Allan & Co.) appeared on behalf of the Appellants ... Mr. G. SLYNN (instructed by the solicitor, ministry of Housing) appeared of behalf of the Tribunal on the certiorari proceedings and as adieus curiae on the statutory appeal ... Mr ASHLEY BRAFALI (instructed ... ...
  • Anns v Merton London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Mayo 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 ... ...
  • R (Westminster City Council) v National Asylum Support Service
    • House of Lords
    • 17 Octubre 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 ... ...
  • Runa Begum v Tower Hamlets London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 13 Febrero 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 Noviembre 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 (Khatun and Others) v Newham London Borough Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 Febrero 2004
    ... ... ("the Council") in the context of the Council's responsibilities arising under the homeless persons legislation contained in Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 ("the 1996 Act") ... The respondents had all applied to the Council as homeless persons to be provided with accommodation pursuant to Part ... ...
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