Notices: Seeking Possession

This course offers a detailed look at notices in the context of requirements and rules, correct forms, and grounds for possession. Delegates will gain confidence in reviewing notices and identify where there is scope for early prevention of homelessness.

PLEASE BOOK EARLY: We confirm/cancel courses three weeks in advance. Book your place early to give us an accurate idea of delegate numbers and to avoid disappointment.

Group training (5-18 staff): Commercial rate £955; Standard / Concessionary £890 + plus trainer’s expenses + VAT

Course contains

  • Excluded occupiers
  • Reasonable notice
  • Notices seeking possession
  • Section 21 notices
  • Rules of service
  • Prescribed forms
  • Grounds for possession

Learning outcomes

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Know what is the correct form of notice
  • Understand notice rules for the different types of notices
  • Identify the requirements before serving a s21 notice
  • Understand the different grounds for possession
  • Understand the rights of tenants when a fixed term tenancy ends

Suitable for

Homelessness and housing staff, and anyone concerned with helping clients who receive a notice or in the prevention of homelessness. Participants will need a basic knowledge of tenancy status and rights.

Meet the trainer

Ian Dunn has worked for Shelter as a trainer and consultant since 2004. He has been working and training in housing law for almost 20 years. As well as lecturing in social welfare law at the University of Westminster he has many years’ experience working with housing associations and local authorities providing tailored courses. Ian excels at conveying complex information in an easy to understand way and adapting to the knowledge and experience of the group. Ian encourages interaction and questions from participants and has a warm, approachable manner.

CPD hours 5