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  1. Challenging Homelessness Decisions for Young People

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    This course will assist advisers with day-to-day problems around the homelessness legislation and in seeking reviews of adverse decisions. Participants will develop an understanding of the complaints procedure that can be used to challenging Children Act, Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000 decisions, or inertia.

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  2. Challenging Prevention & Homelessness Decisions

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 1 Nov 2018, 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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  3. Domestic Abuse and Housing

    • Location(s): 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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  4. European Nationals' Housing Rights

    • Location(s): 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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  5. Homelessness and Allocations Law: Advanced

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 6/7/20/21 Nov 2018, 18-19 Feb, 6-8 May 2019
      • 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. It also provides a brief overview of the key changes being brought in by the Homelessness Reduction Act.

    Note added 20 Sept: If you were hoping to book for the sold out November course please note we hope to confirm an extra date in late November for this course shortly. Please email training@shelter.org.uk and we will let you know when it 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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  6. Homelessness Case Law Update

    • Location(s): 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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  7. Homelessness Law: Introductory

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 8-9 Oct, 7-8 Nov, 5-6 Dec 2018, 14-15 Mar, 2-3 Apr, 28-29 May 2019
      • 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. The course incorporates all the changes brought in by the Homelessness Reduction Act. Note: an additional London date has been scheduled for 8-9 October to meet the high demand for this course.

    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 Prevention Case Studies

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 5 Apr 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • 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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  9. Homelessness Reduction Act: Progress

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 7 Feb, 14 May 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 the duties to prevent and relieve homelessness and looks at applicants’ right to review.

    Delegates will consider how the duties apply to a range of threatened homelessness situations, looks at the new public authority duty to refer and. It identifies the review and appeal rights that arise from the new duties.

    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).

    Note: this course is also being held on 4 October 2018 in London and 27 November in Manchester with the slightly different title of 'Homelessness Reduction Act: Six Months On'.

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  10. Homelessness Reduction Act: Six Months On

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 4 Oct, 27 Nov 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    Six months on from the implementation of the Homelessness Reduction Act (HRA) in April 2018, this course covers the duties to prevent and relieve homelessness and looks at applicants’ right to review. Delegates will consider how the duties apply to a range of threatened homelessness situations, looks at the new public authority duty to refer and identifies the review and appeal rights that arise from the new duties. Please note: we are running an updated version of this course in 2019, with the title 'Homelessness Reduction Act: Progress'

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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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