|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 788|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Stuart-Smith, Thorpe and Mummery LJJ
|Representation||Richard Drabble QC and Simon Cox (instructed by Moss Beachley Mullen) for the appellant.|
|Clive Jones (instructed by the City Solicitor, City of Westminster) for the respondent council.|
|Judgment Dates:||21 December 1998|
Housing benefit - Calculation - Appellant applying for housing benefit to cover rent for flat - Rent officer determining rent of flat not significantly above market rent - Authority treating rent as reduced for calculation of benefit - Factors to be taken into account by authority in making decision to reduce eligible rent - Housing Benefit (General) Regulations 1987, reg 11(2).