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Housing Authority Law [Hardback] | Add to Basket
Author : Neil Maddox
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: 09/11/2010
ISBN: 9781858005423
Jurisdiction: Ireland

A DETAILED, ONE-STOP REFERENCE ON HOUSING AUTHORITY LAW

Housing Authority Lawby Neil Maddox is the first book to examine in detail the law governing housing authorities in
Ireland. It focuses in particular on the role of local authorities as housing providers. It centres on the Housing Acts 1966 ? 2002, and also includes coverage of the Planning Acts to the extent that they govern housing.

The work deals with a wide range of issues, such as: social and affordable housing; local authority powers of CPO in respect of their housing function; housing authorities and
the Traveller community; the impact of the ECHR Act 2003 upon housing authorities; the problem of anti-social behaviour; the potential liability of housing authorities in respect of the
exercise, or non-exercise, of their functions; and the provisions of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions Acts) 2009.

UP-TO-DATE CASE LAW AND LEGISLATION
* Presents a full examination of the Housing and Planning Acts.
* Includes relevant Irish, English and European case law throughout, as well as the recent litany of judgments relating to the European Convention on Human Rights.
* Deals with the operation of the new social and affordable housing schemes contained in the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009, along with the existing schemes.

HOUSING AUTHORITY LAW BY NEIL MADDOx
* Provides full analysis of the extensive impact that the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003 has had upon Housing Provision.
* Helps you gain a complete understanding of Powers of Sale in respect of Local Authority houses, maisonettes and apartments.
* Brings you up to speed on the new legal requirements relating to homelessness, Schemes of Priority and Housing Action Plans, as well as Traveller Accommodation Programmes.
* Considers the new and old Social and Affordable Housing Schemes.
* Outlines the powers of management and control that housing authorities exercise over socially provided housing.
* Covers the law and policy relating to housing and the Travelling Community.

ExAMINES kEY ISSUES FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES SUCH AS:
* Litigation under Section 62. Understand the Summary Eviction Process for local authorities.
* The liability of Housing authorities in respect of anti-social behaviour, nuisance, negligence and breach of statutory duty in the provision of housing.
* The powers of Housing authorities to compulsorily acquire land.

Neil Maddox BCL, PhD, BL is a practising barrister and a Lecturer in Commercial and Business Law in the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He is the author of Mortgages Law and Practice (Round Hall, 2007) and
The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act: A Commentary (Round Hall, 2009).
Subject Groups
Housing
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