14.11.2022 | William Ford

Housing allocation case questions lawfulness of council’s...

Until February 2022, the social housing allocation scheme for the London Borough of Newham allowed people who lived outside the borough...

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5.8.2022 | William Ford

Legacy benefits uplift: appeal granted by Court of...

On 18 February 2022 the High Court dismissed the case brought by Osbornes on behalf of 4 claimants challenging the governments failure to...

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5.11.2021 | William Ford

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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3.9.2021 | William Ford

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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19.8.2021 | William Ford

Housing Disrepair Scandal in South London

Following an investigation by ITV nearly 500 homes in the Eastfields Estate in Mitcham, south London, owned by the housing association...

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29.4.2021 | William Ford

High Court challenge the denial of benefit increases...

The High Court is to decide whether it was lawful of the Government not to give nearly 2million people on...

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8.4.2021 | William Ford

Council to amend unlawful housing allocation banding process

For the last 8 years Brent Council has stopped the majority of homeless applicants from bidding for rehousing, treating them as ‘...

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29.1.2021 | William Ford

What does the national lockdown mean for possession...

The coronavirus pandemic has caused disruption to all elements of life, and possession proceedings are no exception. The number of...

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23.12.2020 | William Ford

EU Nationals with Pre-Settled Status entitled to benefits...

Court Judgment means EU Nationals with Pre-Settled Status can access benefits and housing On 18 December 2020 the Court of Appeal handed...

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22.12.2020 | William Ford

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...

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