Knowsley Housing Trust v White; Shepherds Bush Housing Association v Porter; Islington London Borough Council v Honeygan-Green – Times Law Reports

Posted December 15th, 2008 in law reports, repossession by sally

Knowsley Housing Trust v White; Shepherds Bush Housing Association v Porter; Islington London Borough Council v Honeygan-Green

House of Lords

“An assured tenancy subject to a possession order ended only when possession was delivered up.”

The Times, 15th December 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Knowsley Housing Trust v White (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government intervening); Porter v Shepherds Bush Housing Association (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government intervening); Islington London Borough Council v Honeygan-Green – WLR Daily

Posted December 12th, 2008 in law reports, repossession by sally

Knowsley Housing Trust v White (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government intervening); Porter v Shepherds Bush Housing Association (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government intervening); Islington London Borough Council v Honeygan-Green: [2008] UKHL 70

On a proper construction of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 an assured tenancy subject to a possession order ended only when the order was executed.”

WLR Daily, 11th December 2008

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.


Wandsworth London Borough Council v Whibley – Times Law Reports

Posted November 25th, 2008 in landlord & tenant, law reports, repossession, summary judgments by sally

Wandsworth London Borough Council v Whibley

Court of Appeal

“While it was possible to have a summary disposal of applications to fix a date in a landlord’s possession action, an unsupported assertion that the tenant had to answer did not suffice to procure a hearing, and nor would a bare denial amount to an answer.”

The Times, 25th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Helping people facing repossession – Ministry of Justice

Posted November 24th, 2008 in press releases, repossession by sally

“A number of recent measures have been introduced to help those at risk of losing their homes.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 21st November 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Jack Straw orders inquiry into repossessions – The Times

Posted November 11th, 2008 in news, repossession by sally

“Jack Straw, the Justice Secretary, has ordered an investigation into a legal loophole that allows lenders to repossess a home without a court order.”

Full story

The Times, 11th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Gordon Brown tells courts to hold back on home repossessions – The Guardian

Posted October 22nd, 2008 in news, repossession by sally

“Gordon Brown today ordered courts to halt action on home repossessions unless all alternatives have been ‘fully examined’ as he admitted the global economic downturn was ‘likely to cause recession’ in the UK.”

Full story

The Guardian, 22nd October 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Surge in repossession orders clogging up the courts – The Times

Posted August 18th, 2008 in courts, delay, news, repossession by sally

“Courts are having to delay adoption hearings and personal injury claims to deal with a surge in mortgage repossessions.”

Full story

The Times, 16th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Repossessions swamp free lawyers – BBC News

Posted June 9th, 2008 in news, pro bono work, repossession by sally

“Homeowners threatened with repossession are being denied free legal advice because lawyers who provide it are being swamped, says a charity.”

Full story

BBC News, 8th June 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk