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Homeless persons

Homeless persons and possession claims London Borough of Tower Hamlets v Begum [2005] EWCA Civ 116 Summary A person with a statutory right to appeal against a decision and who has not done so in time cannot raise arguments appropriate to such an appeal in defence to a claim for possession. Facts The council provided T with temporary accommodation as a homeless person. Her tenancy was not therefore a secure tenancy (para 4 of Schedule 1 to the Housing Act…

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