Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 379 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 298
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Judge and Arden LJJ

Representation Andrew Lane (instructed by Morgans with Robert Jones, Caerphilly) for the tenant.
  Alice Deschampsneufs (instructed by Stephanie King-Davies, Cardiff) for the local authority.
Judgment Dates: 29 January 2002

Catchwords

Housing - Local authority houses - Possession - Introductory tenancy - Tenant falling into arrears of rent - Local authority serving notice of intention to apply for possession order - Local authority agreeing not to apply for possession provided arrears repaid over time - Tenant failing to repay arrears - Landlord applying for possession order without serving further notice - Whether local authority required to serve further notice - .

The Case

Where there was no substantial difference between the ground on which a landlord had originally give notice of an intention to apply for a possession order for an introductory tenancy, and the ground on which the landlord had ultimately applied for possession, it was not necessary to serve a further notice of intention to apply for a possession order.

Practice Areas

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