housing discussions
7.12.2023 | Tom McHale

Supreme Court sets High Threshold for Local Authorities...

Judgment was handed down on 28 November 2023 by the Supreme Court in an important case regarding the main housing duty. The...

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28.9.2023 | Muna Adam

Gatekept homeless teenager accommodated by local housing authority

Miss X, a 17 year old whose details are anonymised to protect her privacy, left her family home in March 2022 following...

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28.9.2023 | Muna Adam

Homelessness case successfully settled for elderly disabled lady

Ms X, whose details are anonymised to protect her privacy, had been living in a privately rented one-bedroom flat for...

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28.9.2023 | Adele Pinkett

Client successfully rehoused following refusal by local authority

Osbornes Law represented a client who had been found intentionally homeless by his local authority. He was extremely vulnerable and...

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28.9.2023 | Sean Hughes

Client rehoused and £16,000 arrears cleared

Osbornes Law were instructed to assist a client to suspend a warrant for possession. The client had fallen into arrears...

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26.9.2023 | Samuel O’Flaherty

Victory for Homeless Victim

Mr X, whose details are anonymised to protect his privacy, fled his home country due to severe persecution from the...

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13.9.2023 | William Ford

Successful homelessness judicial review case against Redbridge Council

This matter involved a claim in the High Court for judicial review against Redbridge Council for failure to comply with...

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13.7.2023 | Tom McHale

Family Unlawfully Evicted Receives Damages of £22,000

This matter involved an unlawful eviction claim brought by our clients against their private landlord (“the Landlord”). Our clients were...

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Churchill Gardens neighborhood in Pimlico
20.1.2023 | William Ford

High Court finds Westminster Council’s Housing Scheme...

Westminster City Council’s housing allocation scheme found to be unlawful The High Court has today handed down judgment finding...

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Homeless Teenager
5.11.2021 | Samuel O’Flaherty

Council overturns unlawful housing policy

Homeless teenager claims victory for more than 1,200 homeless people after forcing council to overturn unlawful housing policy A homeless teenager...

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shoreditch london
3.9.2021 | Samuel O’Flaherty

Homeless Teenager takes London Council to High Court

A homeless teenager is taking a London council to the High Court for ‘unlawfully’ banning hundreds of homeless people from...

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22.10.2019 | Edward Taylor

Lambeth Council failed homeless applicant

The Court of Appeal has quashed a council decision that said a young man with mental health problems and at...

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13.8.2019 | Edward Taylor

Osbornes bring High Court challenge to secure accommodation

Edward Taylor has challenged Westminster City Council at the High Court after the local authority failed to meet its absolute...

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25.3.2019 | William Ford

Homelessness- The suitability of bed and breakfast accommodation

There is tremendous pressure on local authorities to house individuals and families for many reasons including unaffordable private rents and...

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25.3.2019

Where will the homeless go?

In news this week it has been confirmed that London Councils are preparing to send thousands of families into temporary...

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