Right to Housing in UK Law

  • Kay v Lambeth City Council; Leeds City Council v Price
    • House of Lords
    • 08 March 2006
    ... ... raise an important common issue on the scope and application of the right to respect for the home protected by article 8 of the European ... 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 ... ...
  • R (Westminster City Council) v National Asylum Support Service
    • House of Lords
    • 17 October 2002
    ... ... The Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, section 9, provided that housing accommodation under the Housing Act 1985 should not be provided for ... 14 Whether he is right depends on the construction of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. Under ... ...
  • Porter v Magill
    • House of Lords
    • 13 December 2001
    ... ... , 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 ... It is necessary to decide whether the Court of Appeal was right to quash the certificate issued against Dame Shirley Porter and Mr Weeks ... ...
  • St Modwen Developments Ltd v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Others
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 October 2017
    ... ... in this appeal is that the Government's planning policy for housing development in the National Planning Policy Framework ("the NPPF") – in ... with completeness and clarity; and that the judge was therefore right, essentially for the reasons he gave ... 33 ... ...
  • Bloor Homes East Midlands Ltd v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (First Defendant) Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council (Second Defendant)
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 19 March 2014
    ... ... that has been put forward several times for the development of housing. Every attempt so far has failed. This case is about the latest ... Appellants draw attention to the fact that the public do not have a right of access onto the site and say that it can not, therefore, have any ... ...
  • Poplar Housing and Regeneration Community Association Ltd v Donoghue
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 April 2001
    ... ... Periodic tenancies are dealt with by section 21(4). Section 21(4) provides: "(4) Without prejudice to any such right as is referred to in subsection (1) above, a court shall make an order for possession of a dwelling house let on an assured shorthold tenancy which ... ...
  • 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 ... rightly observed) "adds little, if anything, to the concept of a right". With great respect to Barwick C.J., their Lordships consider that the ... ...
  • Beaulane Properties Ltd v Palmer
    • Chancery Division
    • 23 March 2005
    ... ... in which, at the time it was made, essentially the defendant was right on the then issues in the case, and in circumstances in which it was not ... 36. (c) Family Housing Association v. Donnellan ... 149 Mr. Woolf ... ...
  • M v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
    • House of Lords
    • 08 March 2006
    ... ... may properly be said to be within the ambit or scope of the right, nebulous though those expressions necessarily are. At the outer ... For instance, the formulae make allowance for the housing costs of the non-resident parent's new household. Affording protection in ... ...
  • Suffolk Coastal District Council v Hopkins Homes Ltd; Richborough Estates Partnership LLP v Cheshire East Borough Council
    • Supreme Court
    • 10 May 2017
    ... ... Policy Framework ("NPPF"), which is in these terms: "Housing applications should be considered in the context of the presumption in ... 56 If that is the right reading of paragraph 14 in general, it should also apply to housing ... ...
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