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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Homelessness: Multiple Needs and the Law

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 6 Nov 2018, 4 Apr 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    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.

    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. Housing Benefit and Discretionary Housing Payments

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 8 Nov 2018, 12 Mar 2019
      • 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 Alexa 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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  5. Housing Law and Advice: a Foundation (Part A)

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 12/13/19/20 Nov 2018, 13/14/20/21 Feb, 15/16/22/23 May 2019
      • 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 at the Homelessness Code of Guidance and consider the main principles relating to housing allocations. The course also takes a brief look at the changes introduced under the Homelessness Reduction Act.

    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. Housing Law: Update

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 25 Sep, 3 Dec 2018, 13 Mar, 30 May 2019
      • 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.

    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. Housing Possession Hearings: Practice and Procedure

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 11-12 Oct 2018, 29-30 Jan, 24-25 Apr 2019
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £300.00

    This practical two-day course gives an overview of the procedural rules governing possession claims and will help participants to prepare for possession hearings and to appear for landlords or tenants in court. It covers the Pre Action Protocols that came into force in April 2015, as well as the decision of the Supreme Court in Akerman-Livingstone v Aster Communities Ltd (2015) UKSC 15.

    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. Immigration Status and Eligibility for Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 16 Oct 2018, 11 Feb 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • 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.

    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. Introduction to Housing & Homelessness

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 23 Oct 2018, 13 May 2019
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    This course explores the causes of homelessness and looks at housing options available. Delegates will look at the main duties owed to homeless people by local authorities.

    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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  10. Introduction to Welfare Benefits

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 27 Sep, 29 Nov 2018, 5 Feb, 9 May 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This practical course provides a comprehensive introduction to the benefits and tax credits system. 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.

    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).

    If you would like this training delivered to a group of 5 or more staff at your premises please enquire below or phone Alexa 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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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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