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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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This book is now Out of Print.
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

Housing Law
The Classes of 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
Housing Act -- Disrepair and Improvement
Disrepair under Environment Law
Overcrowding and Houses in Multiple Occupation.