Tenancy Law: Intermediate

This course teaches delegates the law governing the transfer of different types of tenancy during the tenant’s lifetime and on death.

Delegates will examine in detail the Tenancy Deposit Protection provisions of the Housing Act 2004, including changes introduced by Localism Act 2011.

Course contains

  • Succession and transfer of tenancies on death.
  • Assignment during tenant's lifetime.
  • Tenancy Deposit Protection.

The course materials also include information on rent control and information to be provided by landlords.

Learning outcomes

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and advise on assignment and succession rights of different types of tenancy. 
  • Advise on Tenancy Deposit Protection 
  • Prepare court claims under s.214 2004 Housing Act ( penalty payment claims).
  • Advise on the circumstances in which breach of Tenancy Deposit Protection will give a defence to a possession claim under s.21 1988 Housing Act.

Suitable for

Housing advisers, homelessness prevention officers and housing officers.

CPD hours 5