- In brief: Principal home or place for space (Dove v LB Havering)
- Original news
- What should social housing lawyers take note of?
- What was this case about?
- What did the court decide?
Local Government analysis: The Court of Appeal considered the case of Dove v LB Havering regarding principal residence, concluding that the test for consideration when the pattern of residency was consistent during the relevant period was whether, objectively on the evidence, the tenant was occupying the dwelling as their principal home.
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