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Osbornes win landmark Appeal in Housing case
The housing team at Osbornes have won a landmark appeal which has the potential to impact individuals living in cramped and overcrowded conditions. Favio Flores, 46, and his partner Elba […]
Housing disrepair issues resolved after three years
Osbornes were instructed on behalf of a disabled tenant who had been decanted from her temporary accommodation for some three years whilst the local authority carried out repairs which should […]
Eviction from home of vulnerable man during lockdown prevented
Osbornes were instructed just before the lockdown to prevent the eviction of a vulnerable man with capacity issues. He had accrued rent arrears of around £10,000 as his benefits had […]
Osbornes applying to Supreme Court in housing possession case
In the case of Gateway Housing Association –v- Begum (2) the Court of Appeal recently decided that a tenant must leave the property even though there was confusion as to […]
Young mother secures accommodation after illegal evictions during the pandemic
Here at Osbornes we have seen illegal evictions on the increase during this global pandemic. Osbornes have been advising many tenants who have unfortunately found themselves locked out of their […]
Business eviction ban extended
The Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick announced today (9th December 2020) that business owners affected by the pandemic will have protection from eviction until the end of March 2021. Earlier this […]
Case news: Housing benefit decision addresses issue of what is a full time course of education?
The background You might be forgiven for thinking that the question of whether a course is full time or part time is fairly straightforward and does not require the involvement […]
Case news from Osbornes Law: Disabled child receives highest award of Disability Living Allowance (“DLA”) after almost 3 years since the original decision.
JR is a 10 year old child who suffers from Cerebral Palsy as well as learning and communication impairment. JR was awarded Disability Living Allowance (“DLA”) in 2012, which they received, […]
British child living with her mother in the UK will not be entitled to DLA if her father is living and working in another EU State – recent ruling by Upper Tribunal.
In AH v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions  UKUT 53 (AAC), the claimant and her parents are British citizens. The parents separated in 2011 but are not […]