R (Aweys and others) v Birmingham City Council – WLR Daily

Posted February 11th, 2008 in homelessness, housing, law reports by sally

R (Aweys and others) v Birmingham City Council [2008] EWCA Civ 48; [2008] WLR (D) 36

“In the case of the homeless in priority need it was not lawful, for the purposes of the duty to secure accommodation pursuant to s193 (2) of the Housing Act 1996, for a local housing authority, pending permanent re-housing, to leave those found to be homeless but not on the streets within the very accommodation found to be unsuitable for accommodation.”

WLR Daily, 8th February 2008

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