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Vol 23 No 8 Aug/Sept 18

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David BurnetLecturer, Cardiff Law School

ISBN13: 9781859414897
ISBN: 1859414893
Published: October 1999
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The aim of this book is to describe and explain the main features of housing law as applied to the modern housing market in the private and public sectors. It addresses basic issues such as status,security of tenure and rent and repair rights.;The private rented sector and short term residential tenancies are considered along with the law affecting council and housing association tenants and the nature of housing provision topics such as the law of homelessness and the privatisation of public sector housing. The book also covers the Housing Act 1996.;The author seeks to place the legal issues in context so as to engender an understanding of housing issues as a whole, which affect millions of people with different forms of housing tenure.

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Introduction; The Private Sector and the Rent Acts; Assured Tenancies and the Housing Act 1988; Homelessness; Allocation of Secure Tenancies; Secure Tenancies; The Right to Buy; Disrepair and the Law; Unlawful Eviction and Harrasment; Long Leases at Low Rents; Leasehold Enfranchisement and Associated Rights.