R (Ahmad) v Newham London Borough Council – WLR Daily

Posted March 5th, 2009 in housing, judicial review, law reports by sally

R (Ahmad) v Newham London Borough Council [2009] UKHL 14; [2009] WLR (D) 78

A local authority scheme for the allocation of social housing which accorded priority amongst applicants with ‘reasonable preference’ under s 167 of the Housing Act 1996, as amended, according to length of time on the waiting list, rather than relative need, was neither unlawful nor irrational.”

WLR Daily, 4th March 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.