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Housing Law Handbook: A Practical Guide (Law Society, 2nd edition)

Thursday 27 August 2020

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This new second edition of the Housing Law Handbook is a first port of call for lawyers and advisers dealing with housing as well as for professionals in the social housing sector, providing information in a concise and manageable form to support busy litigators and caseworkers.

To guide you through the various different legislative regimes governing housing law, the book:

  • covers possession proceedings from start to finish, including sub-letting, notice requirements, assured tenancies unlawful evictions, succession and deposits;
  • provides valuable insights into benefits for housing;
  • covers hazardous housing, the Housing Health and Safety Rating System, and disrepair with a new section on Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018;
  • has a chapter on anti-social behaviour, closure orders and protection from harassment;
  • provides a detailed account of homelessness rights, duties and powers and an explanation of the rules governing the allocation of social housing;
  • explains access to housing for persons from abroad; and
  • includes a new chapter on costs.

Purchase the book here. 

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