Housing Rights is increasingly using a human rights argument, not just in defending possession proceedings at a court stage, but also when seeking legal aid to defend an action and when advocating on behalf of clients prior to possession proceedings being initiated.
This resource will focus on:
- The essential elements which need to be present when raising a human rights argument in a housing case;
- The meaning of ‘proportionality’;
- The relevant case law and the possibilities for the human rights legislation to reach beyond social tenancies ;
- Practical application of the human rights legislation.