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  1. Homelessness and Allocations Law: Advanced

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 10

    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.

    COVID-19 UPDATE: Following the government’s announcements on 16 March, it is clear we are entering a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic. As such, we feel it is best to stop delivery of all face-to-face training until further notice.

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  2. Homelessness Case Law Update

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

    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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  3. Homelessness Law: Introductory

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 2 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 10

    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.

    COVID-19 UPDATE: Following the government’s announcements on 16 March, it is clear we are entering a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic. As such, we feel it is best to stop delivery of all face-to-face training until further notice.

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  4. Homelessness Prevention Case Studies

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

    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.

    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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  5. Homelessness Reduction Act: Progress

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

    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 new duties to prevent and relieve homelessness it brought in and looks at applicants’ right to review.

    Delegates will consider how the new 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 arising.

    COVID-19 UPDATE: Following the government’s announcements on 16 March, it is clear we are entering a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic. As such, we feel it is best to stop delivery of all face-to-face training until further notice.

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  6. Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

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

    This training covers the new obligation on landlords introduced by The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 to keep their property "fit" and the rights it gives tenants to take legal action where their landlord fails to do so. It looks at the new non-statutory guidance issued by the MCHLG to help tenants, landlords and local authorities understand the Act which came into force on 20 March 2019.

    COVID-19 UPDATE: Following the government’s announcements on 16 March, it is clear we are entering a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic. As such, we feel it is best to stop delivery of all face-to-face training until further notice.

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  7. Housing Allocations Law and Practice

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

    Local authorities must have and must revise from time to time their housing allocation scheme. Many schemes will also involve partner RSLs. Delegates will consider what must be contained in a lawful allocation scheme and what may be included. They will consider a range of options and explore the pros and cons of each. Delegates will consider a range of options and explore the pros and cons of each. Delegates will also consider who has to be consulted and the purpose of consultation.

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

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

    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. The next available date for this course is in June 2020. However we are running the two courses that make up this programme prior to this in London on the following dates: 'Homelessness Law Introductory' on 10-11 March or 19-20 May, 'Tenancy Status and Rights' on 12-13 May.

    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. 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
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