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  1. Homelessness Reduction Act: Six Months On

    • Location(s): London
    • 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. It identifies the review and appeal rights that arise from the new duties. Note: this course is also running in London on 6th July under the name 'Homelessness Reduction Act: Update'

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  2. Homelessness Reduction Act: Update

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 6 Jul 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 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. Note: this course is also being held on 4th October in London and 27th November in Manchester with the slightly amended title of 'Homelessness Reduction Act: Six Months On'

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  3. Homelessness: Multiple Needs and the Law

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 6 Nov 2018
      • 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.

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  4. Homelessness: Update

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 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.

    Note: this course is also running on 17th September under the name 'Homelessness Case Law Update'.

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  5. Housing Benefit and Discretionary Housing Payments

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 8 Nov 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 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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  6. Housing Benefit: Introductory

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    This course outlines the role of housing benefit within the wider welfare benefits system, and enables delegates to establish who can claim housing benefit and how it is calculated. Delegates will develop the confidence and knowledge necessary to give basic advice about housing benefit.

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  7. Housing Conditions: Legal Liabilities and Maintenance

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    This course provides an overview of the legal framework covering housing disrepair and conditions that pose a risk to the health and/or safety of occupiers. It is based on how those concerned about their housing conditions can be helped and advised. Participants will receive an introduction to the powers and duties of local authorities and what can be expected of them. Including action under the Housing Act 2004 .

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

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 4/5/11/12 Sep, 12/13/19/20 Nov 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. The course also takes a brief look at the changes introduced under the Homelessness Reduction Act.

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  9. Housing Law and Advice: a Foundation (Part B)

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 4 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 20

    This four-day course equips delegates with advanced skills for dealing with a wide range of housing problems by using a practical approach to more complex housing issues (following on from the Part A four-day programme). Available to be run 'in-house only' at present, we can arrange a course for a group of 6-16 staff to be delivered at a time and location to suit you. The topics covered can be tailored/changed to meet your needs.

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  10. Housing Law for Housing Workers

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the law and to increase the effectiveness of staff in their day-to-day roles of housing management. This serves as both an introduction to housing law and also updates staff on legislative changes and developments in the field. The course embraces all aspects of housing law as it affects housing management staff.

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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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