Getting Rents Right
Thursday 20th, April 2023
14:00 - 15:00

Getting Rents Right

Getting Rents Right

As recent high-profile issues in the sector have demonstrated, the area of rent regulation compliance is complex and all too easy to fall foul of. The risk of potential non-compliance only looks set to increase with the additional complexities surrounding the implementation of the rent caps during 2023/24. With heightened reputational risk and viability issues within the sector, never has it been more important that providers to ensure that they are getting rent setting right.

In this webinar, we will look at:
– Common areas where compliance errors have occurred and lessons to be learned from Rent Standard breaches;
– How to obtain assurance in relation to Rent Standard compliance; and
– Navigating around the requirements for implementing rent caps for 2023/24 and issues in relation to setting rents correctly.


Gemma Bell, Partner, Devonshires

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.

Samantha Grix, Partner, Devonshires 

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.

Sarah Jackson, Director, DTP

Sarah has 30 years’ experience within the social housing sector, having been a successful Executive Director and Consultant for a number of years.

Previously Executive Director for Health, Care and Support with the Calico Group and Deputy Director for Extra Care and Services with Hanover Housing Association, Sarah has developed an array of expertise around older people’s services, retirement and extra care housing.

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