Hussain v Glasgow City Council

Local government – Housing – Statutory housing grant – Pre-payment condition – Judicial review. Court of Session: Refusing a judicial review petition by the co-owner of a flat in a tenement building challenging, as ultra vires of its powers in terms of Pt 2 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006, a local authority's imposition as a term of housing grant assistance a requirement that the petitioner make full payment of his 25% share of the cost of repair work by the time the final account was issued, otherwise the grant would be removed and he would be liable for his full share of the cost, the court concluded that the pre-payment condition was not ultra vires of the powers in terms of Pt 2 of the 2006 Act.

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