Search rightsnet
Search options

Where

Benefit

Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction

From

to

Housing

15 September, 2010

Black and minority ethnic communities’ experience of overcrowding

New briefing paper from the Race Equality Foundation.

15 September, 2010

Housing for homeless people with complex support needs

New research from Crisis that looks at the effectiveness of ‘orthodox’ and ‘innovative’ models of housing support.

15 September, 2010

Recent developments in housing law

August update, as published in the Legal Action Magazine, now available from the Garden Court Chambers website.

15 September, 2010

New Direct Payments regulations in England

Legislation removes requirement for local authorities to carry out a financial assessment when determining what amount is reasonably practicable for a direct payment recipient to pay towards securing the provision of residential accommodation.

14 September, 2010

Landlords Association calls for zero tolerance approach to worst excesses of the rental market

Rogue landlords, the small criminal minority who operate at the fringe of the private-rented sector, are an embarrassment, says National Landlords Association.

14 September, 2010

Government issues new guidance on evaluating the extent of rough sleeping

New methodology to be used for carrying out counts and providing robust estimates from October 2010.

14 September, 2010

Octavia Hill Housing Trust v Brumby

[2010] EWHC 1793 (QB)

14 September, 2010

13 September, 2010

Tens of thousands at risk of debt or homelessness as a result of proposed housing benefit cuts

Decisions on cuts have been made without considering the housing implications, says Citizens Advice

13 September, 2010

Almost 1 million have been the victim of a scam involving a private tenancy or landlord

Government must clamp down hard on rogue operators who are exploiting the system and taking advantage of people, says Shelter.

13 September, 2010

Housing Law update

Issue 186 of Garden Court Chambers' Housing Law Bulletin is now available.

13 September, 2010

Boatwright v Boatwright

[2010] EWCA Civ 877

13 September, 2010

13 September, 2010

10 September, 2010

Day & Anor v Hosebay Ltd

[2010] EWCA Civ 748

10 September, 2010

New government research supports decision to scrap Home Information Packs

Forcing people to swap bits of information they don't want or trust was a foolish way to try and improve the property market, says Housing Minister.

10 September, 2010

Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Act 2010

New regulations issued in connection with the coming into force of the 2010 Act.

10 September, 2010

Rise in homelessness caused by local housing allowance cuts to cost up to £120m a year

More than 130,000 households will either be evicted or forced to move according to new research published by Shelter.

10 September, 2010

Evidence of widespread abuse by a minority of landlords in the private rented secto

Shelter calls on the government to work with councils to develop a 'tough programme' of action.