Akinbolu v Hackney London Borough Council: CA 13 May 1996

The fact that a secure tenant was an illegal and an overstaying immigrant and therefore should not have been granted a tenancy, gave no right to the council as landlord summarily to evict him.
Gazette 22-May-1996, Times 13-May-1996, (1996) 29 HLR 259
Housing Act 1985 81
England and Wales
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CitedBirmingham City Council v Qasim and Others CA 20-Oct-2009
The council argued that the defendant was not a tenant granted to him as a secure tenancy since he had not been granted the tenancy in accordance with its policies. An employee had manipulated the Council’s system to grant tenancies to bypass the . .

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Updated: 11 April 2021; Ref: scu.77701