Investigating Homeless Eligibility Cases & Writing S184 'Not Eligible' Decisions
Time & Location
About the Event
The course aims to assist caseworkers involved in assessing whether applicants are eligible in relation to applications made under Housing Act 1996 by providing them with a practical guide in investigating homeless applications taking into account case law and associated legislation, e.g. the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016. Delegates will learn that there are 4 groups of persons applying for housing and each of their eligibility criteria will be detailed. This includes:
- Persons Subject to Immigration Control
- Zambrano Carers
- EEA Nationals and their families
- British Citizens
Delegates will also be able to go through real life eligibility exercises. The course will also provide practical advice on writing ‘Not Eligible’ S184 decision letters and all delegates will receive 17 decision letter templates, including all decisions where a duty can be ended upon a person ceasing to be eligible.
Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for those assessing eligibility in accordance with the Housing Act 1996.
Minos Perdios, Director & Reviews Manager at Housing Reviews Ltd