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Housing Law and Policy

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David CowanLecturer, University of Bath

ISBN13: 9780333718469
ISBN: 0333718461
Published: August 1999
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £31.99

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Drawing on socio-legal, economic and broader housing research, this work is a critique of the development of both housing law and housing policy. In the three sections of the book the author discusses the regulatory crisis affecting each housing tenure, access to housing, and finally individual housing rights in the context of a shift towards individual responsibility.

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Housing Law
Some Assumptions of Housing Lawyers: A Critique - PART ONE: HOUSING AND REGULATORY FAILURE - Regulatory Failure in the Private Rented Sector - Regulating Home Ownership: Building Societies and the Housebuilding Industry - Regulating the 'Voluntary Housing Movement': The Effect of Private Finance on 'Social' Housing - Purposive Regulation: The Case of Local Government - 'In Search of Voice': Putting the 'Social' Back into 'Social' Housing - PART TWO: ACCESS TO HOUSING: NEED, AFFORDABILITY AND TENURE NEUTRALITY - Homelessness - Housing Need: The Case of Local Authority Waiting Lists - RSLs and Housing Need - Importing Housing Need? Asylum-seekers and 'Other Persons from Abroad' - Access to the Private Rented Sector: Controlling Deregulation - 'This is Mine! This is Private! This is Where I Belong!': Access to Home Ownership - PART THREE: RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: FROM DUE PROCESS TO CRIME CONTROL - Conflicts and Manifest Absurdities: Security of Tenure - Repairs and Unfitness: In Search of Reform - Unlawful Eviction and Harassment - Domestic Violence and the Regulation of Occupation Rights - Recovery of Arrears: Cross-tenurial Comparisons - Housing and Crime Control