PSED: four things every decision-maker needs to know
By Matt Lewin
The latest homelessness case in the Court of Appeal – Lomax v Gosport BC  EWCA Civ 1846 (incidentally, my first case in that court) – is a....
Homelessness Reduction Act 2017: six months on
By Riccardo Calzavara
The statutory scheme in England for homelessness assistance has been contained in Part 7 Housing Act 1996 ("HA 1996") since it came into force on 20 January....
Housing cases of interest
By Tara O'Leary
R (on the application of YG) (Claimant) v Hillingdon London Borough Council (Defendant) and Equality and Human Rights Commission (Intervener)  EWHC 1937 (Admin)
A local authority allocation scheme....
Use of personal data in child safeguarding: opportunities and challenges
Child safeguarding is necessarily a multi-agency exercise. Increasingly local authorities are beginning to take a data-based approach, combining data from across agencies to identify which families are most in need....