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Wed, 28 Feb


Live Online Homelessness Training via Zoom

Part 7 Housing Act 1996 as amended - A Practical Guide

A complete homelessness course suitable for experienced officers (2 days). *This course is only open to those working for a local authority housing options service or partner organisation and have a relevant email address.

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Time & Location

28 Feb 2024, 09:30 GMT – 29 Feb 2024, 16:30 GMT

Live Online Homelessness Training via Zoom

About the Event

In this two day course delegates will learn how to investigate and make decisions in accordance with the requirements of  the Part 7 Housing Act 1996 as amended. At every stage the Code of Guidance 2018 will be highlighted.  The course will provide up to date information in relation to Section 21 notices, how to assess affordability in light of the significant increase in the cost of living and obligations around making offers of accommodation. Delegates will be given decision letter templates and forms to meet the needs of the amended legislation. Delegates will also be given an easy to follow flowchart that takes them through the requirements of the amended legislation.  

This course will cover:​​

  • The Housing Act 1996 as amended – the Flowchart
  • S188 Accommodation
  • Investigating Eligibility
  • Investigating Homelessness, including basic landlord and tenant law, affordability and the Domestic Abuse Act
  • Creating the Right Personalised Plan
  • Ending the S195(2) Prevention Duty
  • Ending the S189B(2) Relief duty
  • Suitability of Accommodation
  • Priority Need
  • Intentionally Homeless
  • Local Connection at the Relief & Main Duty Stages
  • Ending the S193 & S193C(4) Duties
  • The Reapplication Duty

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for those working for local authorities in the area of homelessness and for those that are responsible for making S184 & S202 decisions. The course is suitable for experienced officers.  


Minos Perdios, Director & Reviews Manager at Housing Reviews Ltd  


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