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  1. European Nationals' Housing Rights

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 3 Mar 2020
      • 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.

    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.

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  2. Exempt Accommodation in Housing Benefit

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

    This course is designed to explain the legislation and principles used by Local Authorities in deciding which accommodation is classed as Exempt or Specified Accommodation and how the eligible rent is decided in “enhanced HB” cases.

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  3. Financial Capability for Advisers

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

    This course trains advisers/staff to provide advice and assistance to residents in the areas of budgeting, managing their finances and debts and to understand the complicated Universal Credit system. There have been substantial changes to the Welfare and Housing Benefit systems particularly with the introduction of the Universal Credit which are having significant implications for claimants.Universal Credit is paid to claimants on a monthly basis. This immediately raises issues for some residents in being able to budget and manage their money and pay their housing costs.

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  4. Good Practice in Tenant Involvement

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

    This course increases understanding of the methods for involving service users in consultation, information, participation and decision making, and enables delegates to improve communication with their service users.

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  5. Gypsy and Traveller Law

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

    This course aims to provide delegates with a broad understanding of the extensive law relating to Gypsies and Travellers and their accommodation needs and to update them on the most recent important developments in this field.

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  6. Harassment and Disrepair: An Introduction

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

    This course provides an overview of common problems arising under tenancies. Delegates will consider legal frameworks for harassment/illegal eviction and disrepair, looking at action that can be taken by the tenant and the local authority.

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  7. Homelessness and Allocations Law: Advanced

    • Location(s): Manchester, Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 6-7 Nov, 4-5 Dec 2019, 23-24 Mar, 23-24 Jun 2020
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £300.00

    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.

    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.

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  8. Homelessness Case Law Update

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 9 Mar 2020
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Advanced
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    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.

    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.

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  9. Homelessness Law: Introductory

    • Location(s): Manchester, Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 11/12/19/20 Nov 2019, 14-15 Jan, 10-11 Mar, 19-20 May, 3-4 Jun 2020
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 10

    Price starts at: £300.00

    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. The course incorporates all the changes brought in by the Homelessness Reduction Act.

    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.

    N.B. As the 16-17 September course in London is oversubscribed we have added an additional London date: 14-15 October.

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  10. Homelessness Prevention Case Studies

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 6 Feb 2020
      • 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 in detail a range of case studies to identify early prevention opportunities and level of advice and support that can be offered to applicants under the duties to prevent and relieve homelessness.

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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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