ZH, Regina (on The Application of) v London Borough of Newham: CA 11 Jul 2013

The claimant had applied for housing as a homeless person and was found temporary accomodation pending the respondent’s decision. When eventually the decision went against the claimant, the claimant argued that the authority was obliged to recover the licensed accomodation through court proceedings.
Held: The appeal failed.

Moses, Kitchin, Floyd LJJ
[2013] EWCA Civ 805, [2014] 2 WLR 719, [2015] AC 1259
Protection from Eviction Act 1977 3(2B), Human Rights Act 1998, Housing Act 1996, Housing Act 1988
England and Wales
Cited by:
Appeal fromZH and CN, Regina (on The Applications of) v London Boroughs of Newham and Lewisham SC 12-Nov-2014
The court was asked whether the 1977 Act required a local authorty to obtain a court order before taking possession of interim accommodation it provided to an apparently homeless person while it investigated whether it owed him or her a duty under . .

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Housing, Human Rights

Updated: 15 November 2021; Ref: scu.512317