Landlord and Tenant Law: Introductory

A comprehensive introduction to landlord and tenant law including notices, grounds for possession, joint tenancies, surrender of tenancies and succession and assignment.

Course contains

  • Security of tenure - what is it?
  • Notices 
  • Grounds for possession 
  • Joint tenancies
  • Impact of family law
  • Surrender of tenancies
  • Surrender case analysis
  • Assignments and successions.

Learning outcomes

After attending this course delegates will be able to:
  • Recognise the common tenancy types used in social housing and the private rented sector and associated security of tenure
  • Advise on notice requirements
  • Advise on criteria the court can use to make an order for possession
  • Evaluate whether a sole or joint tenancy has come to an end by surrender or valid notice
  • Advise whether a tenancy has been transferred by way of assignment or succession.

Suitable for

Housing advisers, housing workers or those needing to update or consolidate their knowledge.

CPD hours 5