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Homelessness Law (including HRA 2017)

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

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.

The course will cover:

  • Understanding the current prevention duties
  • 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.
  • How local authorities should process applications under the HRA
  • The new approach to preventing homelessness - including those deemed not to be in priority need
  • The relief duty owed all those who present to local authorities as actually homeless
  • “The Personalised Housing Plan" and how to ensure that it is lawful.
  • Recognising what decisions relating to the new duties can be challenged by review, and when these are likely to be successful

 

Cost: £69.95 plus VAT

Trainer: John Shortridge

Date: 06/09/2019

Venue:
Richmond Fellowship
80 Holloway Road
London
N7 8JG