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Homelessness Law & Practice (including HRA)

This course gives an overview the new duties contained in Homelessness Reduction Act (HRA).

17 Oct - 17 Oct 2024

Online

John Shortridge

£90.00 plus VAT

It explores what additional assistance all applicants should receive from their local authorities; and how this relates to the existing duties under the Housing Act 1996.

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Recognise the duties owed to those who are homeless or threatened with homelessness
  • Understand the key concepts of homelessness law, including who is homeless, what is means to be vulnerable and hence in priority need, and when someone can be found intentionally homelessness
  • Explain how local authorities should process applications under the HRA
  • Understand the elements of the relief duty and prevention duty
  • Recognise how duties are ended under the HRA
  • Explain why ‘The Personalised Housing Plan’ is such an important part of the new legislation and what makes for a lawful one
  • State what decisions relating to the new duties can be challenged by seeking a review

This is a live online (Zoom) course delivered over a full day.

To book on this course, please complete the form below.

We will send you confirmation of your booking by email (please see our Terms & Conditions for cancellation charges).