Housing Law and Policy

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Cambridge University Press, Sep 29, 2011 - Law
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An innovative and timely guide to housing law that integrates the disciplines of law and public policy so that readers see how the subject fits together – both the letter of the law and the way it is practised. The innovative three-part structure covers all the topics of a typical Housing Law module and it is written in a clear and conversational style, with a wide range of source material to show how the law is created, interpreted and used in real life. Students are expertly guided through the complexities of housing law by a leading academic who has taught the subject for more than 20 years. Where relevant, chapters end with a section on 'the future' that discusses proposed changes to the law and the impact of those changes. It also discusses the conceptual issues raised by the Human Rights Act.
 

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Contents

1 Locating housing law and policy
1
Part I Regulation of housing tenure
27
Part II Access to housing
141
Part III Rights and responsibilities
261
Postscript
407
Bibliography
411
Index
444
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About the author (2011)

David Cowan is Professor of Law and Policy at the University of Bristol and a barrister at Arden Chambers. He has published widely in the area of housing and related research, and has acted as a consultant to the England and Wales Law Commission and the Department for Communities and Local Government.

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