Affordability and suitability – getting the numbers right – Nearly Legal

Posted March 4th, 2024 in appeals, families, housing, local government, news by tracey

‘Ake v Lewisham Borough Council (2024) K40CL060 (Central London County Court 4 February 2024). This was a statutory appeal pursuant to section 204 of the Housing Act 1996 (‘the 1996 Act’), against a review decision made by Lewisham Borough Council on 27 February 2023. The issue on appeal was whether the review decision took an unlawful and/or unreasonable approach to the assessment of the affordability of accommodation it had secured for Ms Ake in Bow.’

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