Pinnock, Powell and Proportionality: What's a Landlord to do now?
Some legal and practical implications of the rulings in:
Manchester City Council v Pinnock  UKSC 45
Hounslow v Powell; Leeds v Hall; Birmingham v Frisby  UKSC 8
During the last few months, the UK’s highest court, the Supreme Court, has published judgments in two important housing-related cases. In both cases, the Law Lords have ruled on much the same issue – whether a tenant can invoke their human rights to defend – and defeat – “summary possession” action by landlords.
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