R (OAO Yekini) v LB Southwark [2014] EWHC 2096 (Admin)


The Court held that councils cannot refuse to accommodate homeless people who cannot afford to pay the rent for temporary accommodation. Section 206 of the Housing Act 1996 only says they may charge for the accommodation it does not say they have to.

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Nearly Legal -Temporary accommodation at a peppercorn rent