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Housing Law Casebook 7th ed isbn 9781908407900

Housing Law Casebook 6th ed

ISBN13: 9781908407498
New Edition ISBN: 9781908407900
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781903307885
Published: December 2014
Publisher: Legal Action Group
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The complex nature of housing law and the significant human impact of cases lost and won, means the number of cases before the courts continues to grow. Housing Law Casebook covers the whole spectrum of housing law.

The thematic structure, succinct case summaries and useful cross-referencing enable busy practitioners to identify relevant cases, quickly and efficiently. It is essential reading for barristers, solicitors, voluntary sector advisers, housing managers, Homeless Persons Unit officers and students.

Housing Law Casebook covers:

  • Homelessness and allocations
  • Creation and termination of tenancies and licences
  • Security of tenure - assured, assured shorthold, secure, introductory, demoted, protected and common law tenants and licensees
  • Grounds for possession and reasonableness
  • Occupants without security of tenure
  • Possession procedure - against tenants, mortgagees and other occupiers
  • Disrepair
  • Housing outside the Housing Acts - community care, Children Act and asylum-seekers
  • Illegal eviction and harassment
  • Long leases - service charges
  • Housing and human rights

Housing Law
Table of cases
Table of statutes
Table of statutory instruments
Table of European legislation

A Human rights and housing
B Tenancies and licences at common law
C Requirements for security of tenure
D Exceptions to security of tenure
E Security of tenure: restrictions, rights and obligations
F Notices for possession of secure and assured tenancies
G Security of tenure: grounds for possession
H Reasonableness
I After the possession order
J Introductory and demoted tenancies
K Assured shorthold tenancies
L Tenants without security of tenure and trespassers
M Possession procedure
N Termination of tenancies at common law
O Harassment and illegal eviction
P Disrepair, nuisance and condition of premises
Q Long leases: ground rent, service and administration charges
R Mortgage possession proceedings
S Allocation and transfer
T Homelessness
U Housing outside the Housing Acts: Children Act, National Assistance Act and asylum support