Homelessness Law, Practice and the Homelessness Reduction Act

Monday, 25 June 2018
London | SOLD OUT

Develop your understanding of the statutory duties the people you support may be owed by the council, including the new duties of the Homelessness Reduction Act.

Who is this course for?

It is suitable for managers and frontline staff in the homelessness and supported housing sector who are working with people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, who need support to navigate what statutory duties their clients may be owed by the council.

What will you learn?

This course will:

  • Describe the key duties owed by the Council including the new duties of the Homelessness Reduction Act.
  • Identify how to make a homelessness application to the Council plus when and how they investigate.
  • Discuss the five key areas investigated: eligibility for assistance, homelessness, priority need, intentionality and local connection.
  • Evaluate how to best support clients achieve their best housing outcome.