1st Edition

Aspects of Housing Law

ISBN 9781845680145
Published June 30, 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish
514 Pages

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Book Description

Aspects of Housing Law provides a comprehensive, up-to-date and readable account of what is often regarded as a complex and technical area of the law. It is essential reading for students of housing law and those taking courses in housing studies.

With comprehensive coverage of all areas covered in an undergraduate course on housing, this concise and clear text covers:

  • homelessness
  • owner-occupation
  • regulation of rents
  • repairs and disrepair
  • succession to tenancies
  • private rented sector
  • social housing
  • anti-social behaviour.

Table of Contents

Owner Occupation.  The Private Rented Sector: Legislative History, Decline and Characteristics.  Protection Under the Rent Act 1977 and the Housing Acts of 1988 and 1996.  Harassment and Unlawful Eviction.  Social Housing: The Allocation of Social Housing.  Secure and Introductory Tenancies Under the Housing Act 1995.  Anti-Social Behaviour.  The Eclipse of Council Housing.  The Regulation of Rents.  Succession to Tenancies.  The Responsibility for Repairs.  Remedies for Disrepair.  Homelessness

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Jill Morgan is a Reader in the School of Law at the University of East Anglia and an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge.