Housing Law

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Our extensive portfolio of housing law titles are written by experts in the field, providing market-leading advice and guidance. Our print titles are supported by key loose-leaf publications and a choice of online services offering affordable, quality information to meet your practice needs.

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The second edition of Cornerstone on Anti-Social Behaviour considers the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. The publication provides guidance alongside commentary on what changes have been made and how they affect those working in this area.  The title remains the first point of reference for everyone working in the area of ASB.

As part of our Cornerstone series, our Cornerstone on Social Housing Fraud explains the civil and criminal law pertaining to social housing fraud. This publication is the first title to provide a practical guide to meet the needs of local authorities and guide them through the processes they face regarding social housing fraud.

Cornerstone on Information Law offers a practical guide to data protection law, FOI and environmental information regulations. Aimed at data protection officers and practitioners in Freedom of Information (FOI)/environmental information, alongside lawyers that hold a general rather than specialist knowledge in this area.

For those requiring an authoritative guide to the licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation and other residential premises, Cornerstone on Mandatory, Additional and Selective Licensing provides practical advice and guidance to local authorities and landlords on the licensing requirements as of 2017. This title covers legislation, including the Housing Act 2004 and the amendments in 2017, ensuring it offers invaluable advice for everyone trying to understand the new requirements of the Act.

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Cornerstone on Mandatory, Additional and Selective Licensing

Cornerstone on Mandatory, Additional and Selective Licensing provides an authoritative guide to the licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation and other residential premises under Parts 2 and 3 of the Housing Act 2004. The book offers practical advice and guidance to local authorities and landlords on the licensing requirements as of 2017. The changes brought in during 2017 present a considerable challenge to local authorities as they will become responsible... Read more

Cornerstone on Anti-social Behaviour

With the introduction of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, victims of anti-social behaviour also now have tools to enable them to insist on a response to a problem where nothing seems to have been done. It sets out the following six tools which came into use from October 2014: 1. Injunction 2. Criminal Behaviour Order 3. Dispersal Powers 4. Community Protection Notices and Orders 5. Public Spaces... Read more

Cornerstone on Social Housing Fraud

Cornerstone on Social Housing Fraud is a new title explaining the civil and criminal law, including evidence gathering, pertaining to social housing fraud. According to government estimates, at least 100,000 social housing properties are the subject of housing fraud. In response to this, the Government introduced the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act. The Act has made tenancy fraud a criminal matter – and local authorities have the power to... Read more