The latest housing digest focuses on a decision by the Court of Appeal on the use of Parts 1 and 3 of the Housing Act 2004 regarding Selective Licensing and whether it is allowed under these Parts for a local authority to impose housing conditions under their selective licensing scheme.
This appeal from the Upper Tribunal to the Court of Appeal decided that under Selective Licensing, local authorities cannot, within the conditions (under section 90) attached to a licence, require provision of facilities or equipment that should properly be required via Part 1 of the Housing Act 2004.
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