Two ‘significant’ findings in Housing Association Court Case lead to eviction

Temp. Ref. Akerman-Livingstone v Aster Communities [2013]

In a ‘significant’ decision for Housing Associations across the country, the High Court, presiding over an appeal, has made two important findings:

–          That it should not interfere with a housing association’s eviction of a tenant under a contractual relationship with a local authority.
–          That it was proportionate to end a duty to house a tenant with a serious medical condition, where they had rejected alternative accommodation.

We explore the details of this case, and the morality behind it, in a recent article here…