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  1. Challenging Homelessness Decisions

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Mortgage Advice: The Prevention of Homelessness

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 26 Sep 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course provides an understanding of how mortgages work and the options available to borrowers who, for whatever reason, are unable to meet their payments. Delegates will gain the skills, information, and confidence to: negotiate favourable settlements with lenders; give useful advice to those facing possession proceedings; deal with intentional homelessness issues and advise tenants as to their rights when their landlord defaults on the mortgage.

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  9. Using Housing Case Law: Better Submissions and Decisions

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 16 Nov 2017, 8 Feb 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    This specialist Shelter seminar will guide delegates on how to analyse and use housing caselaw appropriately to underpin homelessness applications, investigations, decisions and reviews. It provides examples of tailored homelessness applications and decision letters and covers the importance of good records and evidence.

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  10. Young People Housing and Homelessness

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 30 Nov 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course will enable delegates to develop an understanding of youth homelessness and the legislative frameworks available to assist young people. It provides an understanding of how the legislation can be used as a platform to develop better integrated services for all young people in housing need.

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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
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