Overcrowding, children getting older and ‘deliberate acts’. – Nearly Legal

Posted December 17th, 2020 in families, housing, judicial review, local government, news by tracey

‘Flores, R (on the application of) v London Borough of Southwark (2020) EWCA Civ 1697. The was an appeal to the Court of Appeal from a first instance judicial review (our sceptical report here) of Southwark’s decision that the Flores family being in a statutorily overcrowded flat was a “deliberate act” for the purposes of Southwark’s allocation policy such that the family was not entitled to band 1 (highest) priority on the choice based letting scheme.’

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Nearly Legal, 15th December 2020

Source: nearlylegal.co.uk