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  1. Assured Shorthold Tenancies

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 5 Dec 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £180.00

    This course provides delegates with a better understanding of assured shorthold tenancies (ASTs) which are the most common form of tenure in the private rented sector and, following Localism, are being increasingly used in the social-rented sector. It examines homelessness prevention and housing advice interventions. This course also covers how to advise people entering ASTs, giving housing advisers more confidence.

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  2. Care Act and Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 27 Nov 2017, 13 Mar 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    The majority of the Care Act became law from April 2015 and makes extensive references to the role of housing and use of housing scenarios in the statutory guidance. This course discusses the most significant changes for the housing sector including suitable accommodation, prevention and relief of homelessness.

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  3. Community Care and Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 11 Oct 2017, 13 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    Nearly 70 years of disparate and often contradictory community care legislation has been replaced by the Care Act 2014. The majority of the Act became law from 1 April 2015. This course looks at the philosophies that underpin the Act and provides an outline of the new legislation highlighting the most significant changes. The course will also look at the Act within the context of its potential utility in the prevention and relief of homelessness.

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  4. Defending Mortgage Possession Proceedings

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 17 Oct 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course provides a practical understanding of court’s powers to assist mortgage borrowers in arrears. It looks at practical and legal issues that arise in defending mortgage possession proceedings in court and the court’s powers to allow borrowers to remain in their homes.

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  5. Domestic Violence and Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 12 Dec 2017, 20 Mar 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £180.00

    This course explores housing problems associated with domestic violence. Delegates will develop an understanding of the legal and housing options that are available in order to support clients.

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  6. European Nationals' Housing Rights

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 28 Nov 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course looks in detail at the housing rights of workers and others who come to the UK from Europe. Delegates will examine the legal framework that regulates the rights of such workers to access social housing and homelessness assistance under the 1996 Housing Act, examine the rights of specific groups, and consider problem areas. The content of this course is updated regularly to reflect changes to legislation and/or case-law.

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  7. Homelessness and Allocations Law: Advanced

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 3-4 Oct, 4-5 Dec 2017, 23-24 Jan, 15-16 May 2018
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £230.00

    This course covers homelessness law and new case law developments. Participants will examine case law on allocations and the current statutory framework, and focus on the process of homelessness decision-making.

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  8. Homelessness Law: Introductory

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 1/2/14/15 Nov 2017, 21-22 Mar 2018
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £230.00

    This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles, processes and duties inherent in the homelessness legislation. Delegates will develop a systematic approach to homelessness law, become familiar with the Homelessness Code of Guidance for local authorities and consider the main principles relating to housing allocations. It also takes a brief look at the changes being brought in under the Homelessness Reduction Act.

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  9. Homelessness Prevention and Reduction Seminar

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 28 Sep, 20 Oct 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £99.00

    The Homelessness Reduction Act creates a new duty for local authorities to prevent homelessness in England. The morning session of this one-day seminar outlines what is currently known about these duties, what further changes are expected, as well as the expected implications of the new legislation for the sector. During the afternoon delegates will look at practical strategies to achieve prevention of homelessness based on the options that may be available in cases of relationship breakdown and eviction as well as to helping clients to maximise income.

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  10. Homelessness: Update

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 21 Nov 2017, 1 Mar 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Advanced
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    This course provides experienced practitioners with an update on case law and other developments regarding homelessness and allocations (including the latest developments on the Homelessness Reduction Bill). Delegates learn to take account of actual or impending changes in legislation or regulation; to identify current legal and policy issues affecting homeless persons and those in housing need; and to examine the impact of recent case law.

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In-house training
Courses delivered at a time and location to suit you for groups of six or more of your staff.

Public training
Attend a public course on a date that suits you in central Bristol, Birmingham, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.

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