Decisions, decisions (and not automatic ones) – Ending the main housing duty – Nearly Legal

‘Bano, R (On the Application Of) v London Borough of Waltham Forest (2024) EWHC 654 (Admin). Waltham Forest owed Ms Bano the full housing duty. In June 2020, WF made an offer of a private sector tenancy in Derby. Ms Bano refused the offer as unsuitable. In disputed evidence, it was said that Ms Bano’s daughter made a review request by WhatsApp on 14 June 2020. WF sent a cancellation of temporary accommodation letter on 19 August 2020. Solicitors for Ms Bano made a request for a review in September 2020, which WF refused as out of time.’

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Nearly Legal, 12th May 2024