Today Bloomsbury Professional Law introduces Cornerstone on Social Housing Fraud, Second Edition, written by Andrew Lane of Cornerstone Barristers.
This book provides a thorough overview of this topic, explaining how social landlords can maximise their chances of recovering possession of properties affected by fraud, obtain compensation and secure a conviction.
Topics covered include:
- Advice on effective evidence gathering
- Possession action in the county court
- Sub-letting/parting with possession scenarios, including short-term lets
such as Airbnb
- Allocation fraud
- Succession disputes and residency disputes
- Investigation powers
- Criminal offences and procedure
- Civil and criminal financial remedies
- UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018
This Second Edition is an invaluable resource for solicitors and barristers (especially local government, housing and criminal practitioners), local authorities and housing associations (including in-house lawyers, company secretaries, housing managers, investigators, finance directors, etc), trade associations, the voluntary sector (Citizens Advice and law centres), district and circuit judges and magistrates.
The publication date is 3 June 2021. To pre-order your copy, see HERE.