Mental Health & Housing seminar – Leeds
Tuesday 19th, September 2017
13:30 - 16:00
Devonshires Solicitors LLP, Riverside, First Floor, No 1 Whitehall, Whitehall Rd , Leeds, LS1 4BN

Mental Health & Housing seminar – Leeds

Mental Health & Housing seminar – Leeds

Extra consideration must be given when managing a tenancy where the tenant is suffering from mental health issues and/or lacks capacity. This seminar will look at the law and practical implications of managing such tenancies from sign up to termination, including an overview of the safeguards provided by the Equality Act 2010, the effect of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the use of the Court of Protection.

Topics covered:

  • The issues facing landlords where the tenant has mental health issues and/or lacks capacity?
  • The Impact of the Equality Act 2010
  • Mental Capacity – the Law
  • Issues to consider when seeking possession – restrictions on available remedies, the litigation friend and the Court of Protection

Date and Location:

  • 19 September 2017
  • 13.30 – 16.00 followed by drinks and nibbles

Places are limited, if you would like to attend or for more information, please email


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