As local housing authorities nationwide consider introducing or renewing additional and selective licensing schemes, Dean Underwood of Cornerstone Barristers considers the requirements of a key pre-condition to designation and provides local housing authorities with tips about lawful consultation.
In June, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling which decisively prevents residential tenants and other occupiers in the private sector from raising Article 8 defences to possession proceedings brought by their landlords.
Matt Hutchings and Jennifer Oscroft of Cornerstone Barristers, who acted for Shelter, interveners in the appeal, consider the judgment and its implications.
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