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  1. Challenging Homelessness Decisions

    • Location(s): London, Manchester, York
    • Course Date(s): 25 Apr, 9 May, 4 Aug, 28 Sep, 9 Nov 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    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 reviews under s202 1996 Housing Act, 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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  2. 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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  3. Domestic Violence and Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 22 Jun, 12 Sep 2017
      • 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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  4. European Nationals' Housing Rights

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 18 Jul, 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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  5. Evaluating your Private Rented Sector offer

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory

    This workshop helps local authorities understand the benefits of evaluating their Private Rental Sector Access Scheme or Social Lettings Agency, taking them through how to plan and carry out an evaluation and importantly, examine how the outcomes of a review can be translated into developing a brand new offer.

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  6. Fixed Term Secure Tenancies: The Housing and Planning Bill

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory

    The Housing and Planning Bill will bring in significant changes to secure and introductory tenancies, requiring that all new tenancies be for a fixed term of 2 to 5 years. The Bill will also make major changes to succession rights on secure and introductory tenancies. This course provides a comprehensive overview of these forthcoming changes, and consideration of their impact on both new and existing tenants.

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  7. Homelessness and Allocations Law: Advanced

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 26-27 Apr, 13-14 Jun, 5-6 Jul, 3 Oct 2017
      • 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. The course includes the judgments of the Supreme Court in Hotak v Southwark LBC and other cases (2015) UKSC 30 and Nzolameso v Westminster CC (2015) UKSC 22.

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  8. Homelessness Law & Domestic Violence

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Level: Introductory

    A half-day course providing an understanding of homelessness law and domestic violence, including when a local authority has a duty to house a victim of domestic violence under the law.

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  9. Homelessness Law: Introductory

    • Location(s): Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 1-2 Nov 2017
      • 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 includes the judgments of the Supreme Court in Hotak v Southwark LBC and other cases (2015) UKSC 30 and Nzolameso v Westminster CC (2015) UKSC 22.

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  10. Homelessness Prevention and Reduction Seminar

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 11/17 May, 6/8/16/30 Jun, 13 Jul, 28 Sep 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate

    Price starts at: £99.00

    With a focus on the Homelessness Reduction Bill (Act) this seminar takes a close look at the duties of homelessness and in particular the new duty to prevent homelessness in England.

    The training draws on the independent review of the legislation by an expert housing panel (involving Crisis, St Mungo’s and Shelter) and looks at the Welsh 'no one turned away' duty to provide an understanding of aims of the changes, key differences, the impact in Wales and implications for England.

    Delegates will examine practical strategies for the prevention of homelessness, considering the options that may be available in a range of housing situations including relationship breakdown, parental exclusion and eviction.

    A good practice Personal Housing Plan is provided with guidance on tailored advice.

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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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