Recent Developments in Homelessness and Allocation of Social Housing Law - SOLD OUT

Thursday 17 September 2009, 6:30pm

Date: Thursday 17 September 2009
Time: 6:30pm

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Recent developments in homelessness and allocation of social housing law

Presented by Liz Davies and Maya Naidoo.

2009 has been a busy year for lawyers and advisers dealing with homelessness and allocation of social housing law.

This seminar will consider recent significant decisions in the area of homelessness law including:
- Holmes-Moorhouse v Richmond upon Thames LBC (dependent children and priority need),
- Ali v Birmingham City Council (homeless at home and reasonable to continue to occupy test),
- Moran v Manchester City Council (women's refuges), and
- Heald v Brent LBC (contracting out s.202 review decisions
together with the new Supplementary Code of Guidance on Intentional Homelessness (issued August 2009).

The House of Lords' decision in Ahmad v Newham LBC and the new draft guidance on social housing allocation will also be discussed. Consultation on the draft Code closes on 23 October 2009.

(COST: £20 + VAT per delegate (£23.00))




Liz Davies
Maya Naidoo

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