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Local Government weekly highlights—1 March 2018

Local Government weekly highlights—1 March 2018
Published on: 01 March 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—1 March 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Social Housing
  • Government updates local authority guidance on homelessness
  • Amendments to Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996
  • Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Banning Order Offences) Regulations 2018 specifies banning order offences for the purposes of the Housing and Planning Act 2016
  • Changes in how a local authority deals with surplus money and financial penalties in relation to banning orders to come into effect
  • Calls for £30,000 housing offence fines for ‘rogue’ landlords
  • Powers setting selective licencing requirements for landlords (Brown v Hyndburn Borough Council)
  • Education
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Local Government highlights focuses on changes to Housing law including the publication of the new Homelessness code of guidance, implementation of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 provisions on rogue landlords and analysis of a decision on selective licensing obligations for landlords. It also covers the outcomes of three consultations undertaken by the government in advance of implementation of the Children and Social Work Act 2017 and forthcoming changes in Higher Education. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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