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  1. European Nationals' Housing Rights

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 14 Jun 2018
      • 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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  2. Homelessness and Allocations Law: Advanced

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 15-16 May, 5-6 Jun 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. It also provides a brief overview of the key changes being brought in by the Homelessness Reduction Act.

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  3. Homelessness Law: Introductory

    • Location(s): Birmingham, London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 21-22 Mar, 17-18 Apr, 15-16 May, 13-14 Jun 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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  4. Homelessness Reduction Act: Update

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 19 Feb 2018
      • 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 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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  5. Homelessness: Update

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 1 Mar, 28 Jun 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 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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  6. Housing Benefit and Discretionary Housing Payments

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 17 May 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This practical course provides an understanding of who is eligible for Housing Benefit and examines the system of Discretionary Housing Payments. It includes how amounts are worked out, claimed and paid. Being run in partnership with The Benefits Training Company the course includes access to 12 months ongoing advice and support from The Benefits Training Co. via phone and email.

    If you would like this training delivered to a group of 5 or more staff at your premises please enquire below or phone Jason on 0344 515 1155. Please note this option does not include the 12 months advice offer. We can tailor the course content to meet the specific needs of the group.

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  7. Housing Law and Advice: a Foundation (Part A)

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 17/18/25/26 Apr, 19/20/26/27 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 4 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 20

    Price starts at: £620.00

    This popular, well-established four-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the most important aspects of housing aid and advice work. Delegates gain the legal knowledge and practical skills required to determine housing status and become familiar with the principles, processes and duties inherent in the homelessness legislation.They look in detail the Homelessness Code of Guidance and consider the main principles relating to housing allocations. They will also take a brief look at the changes introduced under the Homelessness Reduction Act.

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  8. Housing Law: Update

    • Location(s): Birmingham, London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 22 Feb, 13 Mar, 23 May, 19 Jun 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Advanced
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    A one-day seminar for experienced practitioners. Provides an update regarding key developments in housing law, with an emphasis on recent case law decisions and their implications for housing advice and casework.

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  9. Housing Possession Hearings: Practice and Procedure

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 26-27 Feb, 21-22 May 2018
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £300.00

    This practical course gives an overview of the procedural rules governing possession claims. It will also help participants to prepare for possession hearings and to appear for landlords or tenants in court. Fully updated to include the Pre Action Protocols in force from 6 April 2015 as well as the decision of the Supreme Court in Akerman-Livingstone v Aster Communities Ltd (2015) UKSC 15.

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  10. Immigration Status and Housing Rights

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 26 Mar 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course examines the links between immigration status and housing rights. Delegates will receive an update on changes in statute, case law and practice. They will have the opportunity to consider how the different types of immigration status impact on the allocation of social housing and duties to those who are homeless.

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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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