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  1. Assured Shorthold Tenancies

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 2 Apr 2019
      • 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 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.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  2. Care Act and Housing

    • Location(s): London, Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 3 Dec 2018, 8 May 2019
      • 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.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  3. Challenging Prevention & Homelessness Decisions

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 6 Mar 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £180.00

    This course gives delegates the opportunity to explore the legal principles against which homeless decisions are judged by the court. It looks in detail at which decisions can be reviewed under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 as amended by the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, as well as appeals on a point of law under s204 1996 Housing Act and the role of Judicial Review in the High Court.

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  4. Defending Mortgage Possession Proceedings

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 20 May 2019
      • 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.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  5. Domestic Abuse and Housing

    • Location(s): London, Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 4 Dec 2018, 3 Apr 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £180.00

    This course explores housing problems associated with domestic abuse. Delegates will develop an understanding of the legal and housing options that are available in order to support clients and also the impact of the Homelessness Reduction Act on this area of work.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  6. European Nationals' Housing Rights

    • Location(s): London, Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 4 Dec 2018, 29 May 2019
      • 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.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  7. Homelessness and Allocations Law: Advanced

    • Location(s): London, Manchester, Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 28-29 Nov 2018, 18-19 Feb, 6-8 May 2019
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £280.00

    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. It also provides a brief overview of the key changes being brought in by the Homelessness Reduction Act.

    Note: an additional London date has been scheduled for 28-29 November to meet the high demand for this course. We are in the process of confirming an additional Manchester date for early 2019 as well, please email training@shelter.org.uk to express your interest and we will notify you once this is available for booking.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  8. Homelessness Case Law Update

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 26 Feb 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • 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 Act). 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.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  9. Homelessness Law: Introductory

    • Location(s): London, Manchester, Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 5/6/10/11 Dec 2018, 14-15 Mar, 2-3 Apr, 28-29 May 2019
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £280.00

    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. The course incorporates all the changes brought in by the Homelessness Reduction Act. As the 5-6 December course in London is fully booked we have scheduled an additional London course: 10-11 December 2018.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  10. Homelessness Prevention Case Studies

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 5 Apr 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    The Homelessness Reduction Act (HRA) introduced new duties on local authorities for those who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Following implementation of the Act from April 2018, this course covers in detail a range of case studies to identify early prevention opportunities and level of advice and support that can be offered to applicants under the duties to prevent and relieve homelessness.

    N.B. Our Jan-June 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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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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