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Homelessness update SC40

Who is this course for?

Staff within Adult Services working with ongoing homelessness or housing law
case loads.

Aims

To inform experienced practitioners who need to be up to date with recent developments in housing law. Particular emphasis is given to recent case law decisions and their implications for housing advice and casework.

Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:
• Describe the Homelessness Act 2002.
• Outline recent developments relating to homelessness.
• Explain recent case law on landlords and tenants: including secure, introductory, assured and assured short hold tenancies, deposit schemes, nuisance cases and housing benefit.
• Outline recent case law in relation to the Human Rights Act and disability discrimination.
• Describe current housing and community care provisions.
• Describe how to prepare to challenge local authority decisions.

Trainer

Patrick Whelan - Shelter

Delivery Dates & Venue

Venue
The Exchange
County Hall
Conference Training Facility
Preston. PR1 8XJ

Currently no dates available.