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law, the homeless and the council in Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets Law Centre.

law, the homeless and the council in Tower Hamlets

by Tower Hamlets Law Centre.

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Published by Federation of Advice Giving Agencies in Tower Hamlets in London .
Written in English


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Statementwritten by Tower Hamlets Law Centre and SpitalfieldsHousing and Planning Rights Service.
ContributionsSpitalfields Housing and Planning Rights Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination18p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14173756M

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets for the year ended 31 March Local Government Ombudsmen (LGOs) provide a free, independent and impartial service. We consider complaints about the administrative actions of councils and some other authorities. We cannot question what a council has done simply because someone does not agree with it. If we. Law Report: Housing interview must be sympathetic: Regina v Tower Hamlets London Borough Council, Ex parte Khatun - Queen's Bench Division (Sir Louis Blom .

  Harun had already paid the council £, in compensation for providing him and his family with temporary accommodation that could have been provided to a homeless family. Will Tuckley, Chief Executive of Tower Hamlets Council, said: “This case sends a very clear message that whoever you are, you cannot expect to get away with fraud and.   A tale of two cities: London’s rich and poor in Tower Hamlets The local authority, Tower Hamlets, began public law outline (PLO) proceedings, the start of Author: Rupert Neate.

Culture Law Report: Homeless policy was an abuse of power: Regina v Tower Hamlets London Borough Council, Ex parte Khalique: Queen's Bench Division, 10 March May, R (on the application of) v Birmingham City Council [] EWHC (Admin). When can a Local Authority refuse to accept an application as homeless? This was a judicial review of Birmingham City Council’s refusal to accept a homeless application by the Claimant, Ms May, ostensibly on the basis that there was no change in facts from her previous application(s).


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Law, the homeless and the council in Tower Hamlets by Tower Hamlets Law Centre. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Act has changed the way that we tackle homelessness at Tower Hamlets through the introduction of two new duties in addition to the main housing duty. Duty to prevent homelessness. Tower Hamlets has a duty to help you if you are ‘eligible’, and at the risk of losing your home within the next 56 days.

The Court of Appeal has held that a local authority was able to contract out its homelessness reviews and extend the private provider’s contract. An applicant (Mr James) applied to Hertsmere Borough Council for accommodation on the basis that he was homeless under the Housing Act Hertsmere Borough Council, however, found that he was not in priority need, and that he was intentionally homeless.

A list of the five proposed changes to the system is outlined. The proposal on homelessness and the future of Band 3 are given separate pages in the booklet whereas the other three proposals are explained on one page.

It is hard not to get the impression that Tower Hamlets Council. London Borough of Tower Hamlets Housing Options Service. The Council’s Homeless and Housing Advice Service offers advice and assistance on housing options that might be available if you are being threatened with homelessness.

Address: Albert Jacob House, 62 Roman Road E2 0PG Tel: Email: [email protected] The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal against a High Court decision which had refused to allow an appeal in a homelessness case being brought out of time.

The claimant (Mr Al Ahmed) had requested a review of London Borough of Tower Hamlets’ decision that he was not in priority need for housing under the Housing Act The review upheld.

Tower Hamlets London Borough Council v Barrett (Court of Appeal) | Practical Law. In Bukartyk, R (on the application of) v Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council [] EWHC (Admin) the claimant challenged the defendant council's decision of 9 Octoberrefusing to accept her homelessness application pursuant to sections and of the Housing Act ; and refusing to provide her with suitable interim accommodation under s(1) of the Act.

Homelessness Scrutiny Challenge Session Report London Borough of Tower Hamlets May 2 Table of Contents Usually when there is a shortage of housing the Council will place homeless people in temporary accommodation until an offer of a settled accommodation is available.

File Size: KB. Tower Hamlets Law Centre Delivers specialist advice services to residents in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in the areas of welfare benefits, immigration, housing and homelessness.

The service ranges from initial diagnostic advice, complex casework and representation at courts and tribunals. Supporting the community We’ve supported our local community since We believe nobody should be excluded from legal representation just because they are poor, vulnerable or lack education.

Services Welfare Benefits We’ll fight to get you the welfare benefits you are entitled to. Housing We can help with problems like evictions, homelessness and disrepair.

Immigration [ ]. If you work for LB Tower Hamlets - Housing Options Service and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it.

The government’s savage cuts to council budgets, combined with the scarcity of homes and rising rents in London, means that housing thousands of homeless families in the capital is a. Alam v LB Tower Hamlets[] EWHC 44 (Admin) is one of those interesting cases that you get in allocations – well, interesting because a council like LB Tower Hamlets should probably know better than to have an obscure clause in its allocations scheme which surely will be challenged sooner rather than later (that it took three years is mildly surprising).

Welcome to your new home Tower Hamlets Homes (THH) manages your home on behalf of Tower Hamlets Council. We hope that you will enjoy living in your home and we will do everything we can to help.

We will give you a lot of information when you move into your home, including your full tenancy conditions. This information is a summary of your. put basic issues to the applicant: R. Tower Hamlets London Borough Council, ex p.

Rouf() 21 H.L.R.QBD; R. Tower Hamlets London Borough Council, ex p. Nadia Saber () 24 H.L.R.QBD. The authority are not bound to treat the issue as if in a court of law nor are they obliged to put everything to an applicant: R.

Size: KB. A pregnant woman, who approached Tower Hamlets council for help when she was made homeless, was left in an unfurnished flat, miles from her support network, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has found. The woman was left in the flat for three months, and did not even have a bed until she was awarded a grant a month into the tenancy.

Tower Hamlets Council, London, United Kingdom. K likes. Get the latest news and service updates from Tower Hamlets Council. For service requests visit our website or call Followers: K.

Edinburgh council paid £36, to book a room for the same person for 1, days — a cost of over £35 a night. Tower Hamlets council spent. Tower Hamlets also has one of the most diverse populations in the country, home to many communities including the largest Bangladeshi community in the country.

Tower Hamlets Law Centre gives a voice to the people behind these statistics; people who are often in crisis, vulnerable, marginalised by society and experiencing discrimination. Housing our homeless households: Tower Hamlets Please find below additional resources relating to the LGA’s report Housing our homeless households.

The report responds to rising concern amongst local authorities about the increasing homelessness pressures being faced across the country. Intentional Homelessness I notice from reading a variety of posts on Landlord Law Blog that the subject of Intentional Homelessness, or ‘IH’ as it is known in the trade, crops up occasionally.

A phrase unique to homelessness applications it seems that it .The 'Kimvono' case (R (Kimvono) v Tower Hamlets () QBD) (reference CO//, case report [] 33 HLR 78) established this, and clarified that the local authority has no discretion in this area.Tower Hamlets accepted a Housing Act Part 7 application and provided temporary accommodation (Housing Act sections and ).

In March it offered permanent accommodation under Housing Act Part 6 which the claimant rejected. The council.