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  1. Challenging Homelessness Decisions for Young People

      • 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 2018

      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    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 Violence and Housing

      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    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 and also the impact of the Homelessness Reduction Act on this area of work.

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  4. European Nationals' Housing Rights

      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    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. Homelessness and Allocations Law: Advanced

      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 10

    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.

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  6. Homelessness Law & Domestic Violence

      • 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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  7. Homelessness Law: Introductory

      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 10

    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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  8. Homelessness Reduction Act: Update

      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    The Homelessness Reduction Act (HRA) introduced new duties on local authorities for those who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Following the release of the Code of Guidance, this course covers new duties to prevent and relieve homelessness and looks at applicants’ right to review. Delegates will consider how the new duties fit with the existing duties to the homeless and maps the new homelessness application ‘journey’. It identifies the review and appeal rights that arise from the new duties.

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  9. Homelessness: Multiple Needs and the Law

      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    This course will increase delegates' knowledge of the rights and entitlements of homeless people with multiple needs to assistance and support under community care legislation and homelessness legislation. Participants will increase their confidence in their advocacy skills and awareness of the importance of casework informing strategic planning.

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  10. Homelessness: Update

      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Advanced
      • CPD: 5

    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.

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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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