Susanna Kitzing

Call 2005

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Local Government & Social Housing

Susanna has acted for local authorities, Registered Social Landlords and tenants on a range of housing related matters including:

Seeking possession due to:

  • Rent arrears
  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Landlord being induced to grant tenancy by a false statement
  • Condition of property
  • Obtaining anti-social behaviour orders and injunctions
  • Committal proceedings
  • Disrepair and personal injury caused by the condition of property
  • Homelessness applications
  • Public law defences
  • Issues under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Equality Act 2010

She works hard for her clients who value her sensitivity to their issues and her patience in equal measure.

Local Government & Social Housing Cases

Anchor Trust v JK – issues relating to Tenants’s capacity at time tenancy agreement was signed

BM v CR, Leeds City Council v CR – defending tenant in linked family and possession proceedings where transfer of tenancy sought under the Family Law Act 1996

Leeds City Council v PR – successful defence of a possession claim against an introductory tenant

N v F – defending possession proceedings where undue influence alleged in sale and rent back agreement