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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Manual of Housing Law 9th ed isbn 9780414047709

Manual of Housing Law 8th ed


ISBN13: 9781847030696
New Edition ISBN: 9780414047709
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421769203
Published: September 2007
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



The essential reference tool for all housing professionals:-

  • Identifies the principal housing rights of tenants and other occupiers, and outlines the law affecting the way in which residential property is occupied
  • Considers local authorities’ duties to the homeless and the allocation of accommodation
  • Examines breaches in the law, proceedings and remedies in relation to possession, disrepair, harassment and illegal eviction, so that if disputes arise they can be easily resolved
  • Covers termination of tenancies, grounds for possession and the impact of provisions covering anti-social conduct, where relevant
  • Looks at specialist areas such as disrepair and the forms of redress from the viewpoint of the occupier
  • Discusses significant cases, such as the House of Lords decisions on human rights and possession actions: Kay v Lambeth and Leeds CC v Price
  • Includes the changes made by the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003
  • Considers the law as it relates to housing in relation to both ownership and rental accommodation in the event of a relationship breakdown and ensures that processes and procedures are correctly followed
  • Examines new provisions made by the Housing Act 2004 and the impact on housing law including:
  • Changes introduced by the housing health and safety rating system
  • The new law relating to Houses in Multiple Occupation
  • Licensing of residential accommodation and management orders
Offers a practical and succinct, narrative-based text with easy navigation: the Manual is separated into individual topic areas and goes on to explain the legislation and case law involved in each area, plus each chapter contains a bullet point summary at the beginning which then leads on to a detailed examination of the topic

Subjects:
Housing Law
Contents:
The Classes of Occupation
Owner-Occupation
Housing Act Secure Tenancies
Housing Act Assured Tenancies
Rent Act Protected Tenancies
Limited Security
Occupation without Security
Harassment and illegal eviction
Break-up of Relationships
Homelessness and Allocations
Disrepair
Housing Act -- Disrepair and Improvement
Disrepair under Environment Law
Overcrowding and Houses in Multiple Occupation.