Articles tagged Homeless
Bury Metropolitan Borough Council v Gibbons  EWCA Civ 327
This was the Court of Appeal judgment on a second appeal from a s.204 Housing Act 1996 appeal in the County Court. At issue were the Circuit Judge’s findings that Bury had:
a) failed to give advice to Mr Gibbon on first application as homeless as required [...]
Lekpo-Bozua v Hackney LBC  EWCA Civ 222 [Not on Bailii]
Ms L-B had applied to Hackney as homeless. Hackney accepted that she was eligible, homeless, not intentionally homeless and in priority need, because her niece, a child, lived with her. However, while Ms L-B was a UK citizen, her niece was an EU national. Hackney [...]
Raw, R (on the application of) v London Borough of Lambeth  EWHC 507 (Admin)
This case is a vivid illustration of the difficulties of challenging a Local Authority’s apparent homelessness gatekeeping practices, or alternatively, if you are a Local Authority, a clear example of tactical defences to such a challenge.
The problem is that a claim [...]
LB Harrow v Ibrahim C‑310/08 on reference from the Court of Appeal (LB Harrow v Ibrahim and another  EWCA Civ 386. Our note here).
The question was whether:
(a) children of EU citizens who have installed themselves in a member state during the exercise by their parents of rights as residence as workers in that state [...]
Tomlinson & Ors v Birmingham City Council  UKSC 8
This is the Supreme Court judgment on the appeal from the Court of Appeal of what was then called Ali & Ibrahim v Birmingham City Council  EWCA 1228 [our report here]. At issue was whether the Housing Act 1996 s.202 review and s.204 appeal [...]