London Borough of Hackney v Lambourne: 1992

Ralph Gibson LJ said: ‘The defendants . . have no private law right to remain in occupation of the temporary premises let to them. Their private law right is to the accommodation which the council has, in the exercise of its discretion, judged to be suitable accommodation.’


Ralph Gibson LJ


(1992) 25 HLR 172


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedDesnousse v London Borough of Newham and others CA 17-May-2006
The occupier had been granted a temporary licence by the authority under the homelessness provisions whilst it made its assessment. The assessment concluded that she had become homeless intentionally, and therefore terminated the licence and set out . .
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Updated: 21 July 2022; Ref: scu.242930