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‘No DSS’ policy declared unlawful (Tyler v Paul Carr Estate Agents)

‘No DSS’ policy declared unlawful (Tyler v Paul Carr Estate Agents)
Published on: 08 February 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • ‘No DSS’ policy declared unlawful (Tyler v Paul Carr Estate Agents)
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Article summary

Property Disputes analysis: Following a trial in the County Court at Birmingham, Her Honour Judge Stacey declared that a letting agent which had rejected a prospective tenancy applicant because he was on benefits had committed unlawful indirect discrimination on the grounds of disability. The claimant, Mr Tyler, was awarded £6,000 in damages plus interest together with his costs on an indemnity basis. Written by Tessa Buchanan, barrister at Garden Court Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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