7% rent cap and the voluntary cap on shared owners
Friday 25th, November 2022
11:00 - 12:00

7% rent cap and the voluntary cap on shared owners

7% rent cap and the voluntary cap on shared owners

Join us to discuss the 7% rent cap to be applied to social and affordable rent tenants and what the “commitment” to apply the same cap to shared ownership rents means in practice. We will also be discussing rent increases for other rent classifications.

This session will follow on from the shared ownership rents webinar we hosted on 18 November 2022.

Please send any questions you have in advance to seminars@devonshires.co.uk and do give us a call on 0207 065 1871 beforehand if you need advice.


Andrew Cowan, Partner, Head of Social Housing

Andrew will be chairing this webinar. His work in the sector spans nearly 30 years. He is known for anticipating change, structuring transactions and dealing with problem cases. Andrew has been a member of the NHF’s Finance Policy Advisory Group and the Regulator of Social Housing Advisory Panel. Andrew is noted for his work on constitutional matters. He advised the Regulator on the Housing & Regeneration Act. He has also worked on social housing projects in Australia, Rwanda, India, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, understanding different policy environments and opportunities. His clients include a broad range of providers of For Profit and Not for Profit social housing in the UK, including London & Quadrant and Sage Homes.

Samantha Grix, Partner, Housing Management & Property Litigation

Samantha advises on all aspects of Housing Management for Registered Providers and Local Authorities, as well as advising organisations in respect of Coroner’s Inquests.  Samantha is also a data protection specialist.

Housing management: Samantha is an accomplished litigator in landlord and tenant disputes and acts for Registered Providers and Local Authorities. She works on both tenancy and leasehold matters relating to anti-social behaviour, breach of tenancy, succession, subletting and all other manner of issues relating to such agreements. Samantha regularly advises and provides strategy to landlords in respect of decanting residents in large-scale redevelopments.

Jonathan Corris, Partner, Real Estate & Projects

Jonathan has worked with clients on a variety of development projects from large scale regenerations to the delivery of a single new property. His work covers advising clients on a wide spectrum of documentation including JV agreements, development agreements, option agreements, conditional contracts, planning agreements and managing disposals of completed developments for Registered Providers and private developers.

Gemma Bell, Partner, Banking, Governance & Corporate

Gemma advises on a range of areas including social housing regulatory, charity law, governance, company and community benefit society law, corporate restructuring projects, joint ventures, stock transfers and mergers and acquisitions.

Gemma acts for a range of clients nationally including housing associations, local authorities, charities and social enterprises.

Julian Barker, Partner, Banking, Governance & Corporate

Julian advises on all aspects on finance made available to Registered Providers, including: bond issues (both wholesale and retail), private placements, syndicated and bilateral loans (sterling and other currencies), development finance loans, Private Finance Initiatives (PFIs), group refinancings in connection with mergers, intra-group lending and interest rate derivatives and related security.

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