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Housing law and policy

Author: David Cowan
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Law in context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An innovative and timely guide to housing law that integrates the disciplines of law and public policy so that readers see how the subject fits together - both the letter of the law and the way it is practised. The innovative three-part structure covers all the topics of a typical Housing Law module and it is written in a clear and conversational style, with a wide range of source material to show how the law is  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Cowan
ISBN: 9780521199971 0521199972 9780521137195 0521137195
OCLC Number: 727702093
Description: xlvii, 460 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Locating housing law and policy --
Part I. Regulation of Housing Tenure --
Regulating ownership --
Regulating private renting --
Regulating local authority housing --
Regulating private registered providers --
Part II. Access to Housing --
Homelessness --
Allocation of social housing --
Eligibility --
Access to private rented sector --
Access to owner-occupation --
Part III. Rights and responsibilities --
Security of tenure --
Harassment and unlawful eviction --
Property state and condition --
Arrears --
Anti-social behaviour --
Mandatory possession proceedings.
Series Title: Law in context.
Other Titles: Housing law & policy
Responsibility: David Cowan.

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