Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 404 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Kay LJ and Ferris J

Representation Neil MacLeod-James (instructed by DKLL) for the appellant.
  Wayne Beglan (instructed by Wragge & Co) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 26 July 2002


Housing - Homeless person - Appellant becoming homeless intentionally or threatened with homelessness intentionally - Intentionally - Deliberate act - Possession order against appellant for persistent failure to pay rent - Appellant deliberately failing to pay rent - Appellant vacating property - Arrears of rent less than sum of one month's rent - Appellant applying to be rehoused as homeless person - Local authority classifying appellant as intentionally homeless - Whether authority entitled to conclude appellant intentionally homeless - s 191(1).

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