Decision details

OD/14/43 Decision of a Review Officer, at an Introductory Tenancy Review hearing to overturn a Housing Court Officer's Decision..

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Decision

 

On 3 December 2014, a Neighbourhood Team Manager (sitting as a Review Officer at an Introductory Tenancy Review hearing) overturned the decision of a Housing Court Officer to take possession proceedings to recover possession of a property in Ipswich.

 

Options Considered

 

1)    Uphold the Housing Court Officer’s decision to take possession proceedings; or

2)    Overturn the Housing Court Officer’s decision to take possession proceedings

 

Reason for decision

 

Upon reviewing the tenant’s alleged breaches of tenancy and the tenant’s circumstances it was not considered appropriate or proportionate to take possession proceedings in this case.

Publication date: 16/12/2014

Date of decision: 03/12/2014

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