Exceptions to the Rent Standard – Temporary Social Housing

16/05/2024 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm –

The housing crisis is an issue which is high on the agenda for all Local Authorities and Registered Providers so Temporary Social Housing (TSH) is a hot topic. However, TSH is so often fraught with regulatory challenges so in this session we will cover:

Common issues
TSH exception from the Rent Standard
TSH criteria in relation to the Rent Standard
Setting TSH rents and service charges
Redevelopment/regeneration – can you reclassify existing social housing as TSH?
What assurance Board’s need

Wayleave Agreements and the Electronic Communications Code

23/05/2024 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm –

In this webinar we will look at different types of Wayleave Agreements and discuss the impact of the statutory rights Operators benefit from under the Electronic Communications Code (‘the Code) on landowners.

The Building Safety Act 2022: the Accountable Person, Principal Accountable Person and Responsible Person Regimes

28/05/2024 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm –

This webinar will look at what is required of the Accountable Person and the Principal Accountable Person regime pursuant to the Building Safety Act 2022. We will be looking at the new Higher-Risk Buildings (Management of Safety Risks etc) (England) Regulations 2023 which brings to life the roles of an Accountable Person and the Principal Accountable Person for higher-risk buildings.

InLaws Programme – ChatGPT and Generative AI

04/06/2024 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm –

Generative AI generally, and ChatGPT specifically, will revolutionise the way legal advice is prepared and provided.  This online seminar will explore both threats and opportunities, but concentrate on the practicalities of this new dawn for in house lawyers.

Section 106 Agreements

06/06/2024 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm –

Carlos Fernandes and Hannah Langford will provide an overview of section 106 agreements including mortgagee exclusion clauses. The course will cover the law and practice that you need to know in connection with preparing and negotiating planning obligations and how to maximise the value of the affordable housing.

Inquests and the Regulator of Social Housing – Considering the interplay between inquests and the new Consumer Standards

11/06/2024 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm –

Sadly, inquests occur all too often and we have seen a significant increase in Registered Providers of Social Housing (RPs) being drawn into inquests in recent years as well as increased interest from the Regulator of Social Housing (the Regulator). Our recent article touches on this and we will be expanding and discussing this further during this webinar.

Smaller Housing Association Forum

17/06/2024 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – We hope you’re able to join us for our next meeting of the Smaller Housing Association Forum. Speakers: Gemma Bell, Partner, Devonshires Zoe Wortley, Managing Director, Soar Consulting James Prestwich, Executive Director Policy & Public Affairs, Chartered Institute of Housing

HMPL Building Blocks: Rent Arrears And Possession

25/06/2024 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm –

This webinar will benefit those housing professionals who work in income recovery and possession in particular. We will look at how tenure affects rent recovery, the Pre-Action Protocol for Rent Arrears, what notices must be served, issuing proceedings and the best way to prepare for court.


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