Sefton Holdings Ltd -v- Cairns; 1987

References: (1987) 20 HLR 124
When considering whether a stautory succession was to take place, the question is whether the person was a member of the family, not whether he was living as a member of the family.
Statutes: Housing Act 1985
This case is cited by:

  • Cited – Fitzpatrick -v- Sterling Housing Association Ltd HL (Times 02-Nov-99, Gazette 10-Nov-99, House of Lords, Bailii, [1999] 3 WLR 1113, [2001] 1 AC 27, [1999] UKHL 42, [1999] 4 All ER 705)
    The claimant had lived with the original tenant in a stable and long standing homosexual relationship at the deceased’s flat. After the tenant’s death he sought a statutory tenancy as a spouse of the deceased. The Act had been extended to include as . .

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