Domestic Abuse Homelessness Rights and options

Things you will need for this course:

  • A quiet space
  • A pen and paper for making notes
  • Speakers or earphones to hear the presentation
  • Accompanying notes

What we will cover:

Understanding the legal definition of Homelessness according to the Housing (Wales) Act 2014

Main Homeless Duties according to the Housing (Wales) Act 2014

Eligibility for Homeless assistance

Appealing and reviewing Local Authority homeless decisions

Definition of Domestic Violence

Renting Homes (Wales) Act – Standard Contracts in the Private and Social Housing Sectors

Things you will need for this course:

  • A quiet space
  • A pen and paper for making notes
  • Speakers or earphones to hear the presentation
  • Accompanying notes (If this is not hyperlinked then there are no accompanying notes for your course)

What we will cover:

  • The model standard contract
  • Terms and penalties
  • End of fixed term: Transition
  • Landlord notices
  • Serious rent arrears
  • Introductory standard contracts
  • Prohibited conduct standard contracts
  • Supported standard contracts

Secure Contracts: Living in the Social Rented Sector under the Renting Homes (Wales) Act

Things you will need for this course:

  • A quiet space
  • A pen and paper for making notes
  • Speakers or earphones to hear the presentation
  • Accompanying notes

What we will cover:

  • The model secure contract
  • Terms and penalties
  • Transfers
  • Succession
  • Possession and secure contracts

Covid-19 and Housing – where are we now?

Things you will need for this course:

  • A quiet space
  • A pen and paper for making notes
  • Speakers or earphones to hear the presentation
  • Accompanying notes

What we will cover:

  • Coronavirus Act 2020
  • Worried about paying your rent?
  • Worried about paying your mortgage?
  • Financial assistance – what is available out there?
  • Possession proceedings – the old and the new
  • Updated notice periods for tenants
  • Evictions
  • Homelessness

Please note the contents of this course are accurate to December 2020. For any updates post December 2020, please refer to our Covid-19 advice page:- https://sheltercymru.org.uk/get-advice/coronavirus/