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Public Sector Housing Law / Edition 3

Public Sector Housing Law / Edition 3

by David Hughes, Stuart LoweDavid Hughes


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This acclaimed textbook is ideal for all those seeking a comprehensive overview of the duties and powers of authorities and associations as providers and allocators of housing. It offers clear and authoritative guidance through the dense mass of intertwined statutory provisions and case law decisions which make this a complex area of the law.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780406983015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/17/2005
Edition description: REV
Pages: 536
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

David Hughes, LLB (Liverpool), LLM (Cantab), FRSA, Professor of Law, Environmental Law Institute, De Montfort University, Leicester Stuart Lowe, BA (Hons), Dip. Applied Social Studies (Community Development and Organisation) (Wales), PhD (Sheffield), Senior lecturer in Social Policy, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York

Table of Contents

1. A brief history of social housing
2. The provision and disposal of social housing
3. Social housing: its allocation, the rights and status of its tenants
4. The legalities of housing finance, rents and subsidies
5. Housing and relationships
6. Homelessness
7. Housing standards
8. Multi-occupancy and overcrowding

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