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Social Housing Case Bulletin – October 2018

October 2018 case law update Clarke Willmott’s Social Housing Team are delighted to provide you with our October 2018 case law update which includes cases within the last month from the higher jurisdiction courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the affordable housing sector. We trust that this update will...

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Social Housing Newsletter – Autumn 2018

Welcome to the Autumn edition of Clarke Willmott’s Social Housing sector newsletter In her speech at the Conservative Party annual conference Theresa May acknowledged that despite the additional £2 billion announced last year for affordable housing, there are still not enough new homes being built to meet demand. Whilst the...

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Partnership approach to obtaining a Closure order to prevent sexual exploitation

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 We acted for a Housing Association who had worked in partnership with the local authority and police force to obtain a full closure order (under s.80 (5) Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014) of a property. The background of the application was...

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Social Housing Case Bulletin – September 2018

September 2018 case law update Clarke Willmott LLP’s Social Housing Team are delighted to provide you with our September 2018 case law update which includes cases within the last month from the higher jurisdiction courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the affordable housing sector. We trust that this update...

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Social Housing Case Bulletin – August 2018

Clarke Willmott LLP’s Social Housing Team are delighted to provide you with our August 2018 case law update which includes cases within the last month from the higher jurisdiction courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the affordable housing sector. We trust that this update will be helpful and we...

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Social Housing Newsletter – Summer 2018

Review of fire safety guidelines announced Following recommendations made by Dame Judith Hackitt, the government has now clarified building regulations fire safety guidance, and has launched a consultation seeking views on the revisions. James Brokenshire, the Secretary of State for Communities, has also said he will launch a full-scale review...

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Social Housing Case Bulletin – July 2018

Clarke Willmott LLP’s Social Housing Team are delighted to provide you with our July 2018 case law update which includes cases within the last month from the higher jurisdiction courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the affordable housing sector. We trust that this update will be helpful and we...

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Social Housing Case Bulletin – June 2018

Clarke Willmott LLP’s Social Housing Team are delighted to provide you with our June 2018 case law update which includes cases within the last month from the higher jurisdiction courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the affordable housing sector. We trust that this update will be helpful and we...

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Social Housing Case Bulletin – May 2018

Clarke Willmott LLP’s Social Housing Team are delighted to provide you with our May 2018 case law update which includes cases within the last month from the higher jurisdiction courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the affordable housing sector. We trust that this update will be helpful and we...

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Social Housing Newsletter – Spring 2018

A new housing secretary, new appointments in our HM team and our latest events. Spring brings more changes with the appointment of the new housing secretary James Brokenshire and the introduction of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 which came into force in England last month. Meanwhile, work continues on fire...

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