Covid-19 and housing – where are we now?


There is no doubt that Covid-19 has significantly impacted every aspect of our lives and our home is more important than ever. Since the national lockdown in March 2020 there have been regular changes in the housing world in adjusting to the “new normal.” This course aims to equip you with an update to housing and homelessness following in recent months and what the changes mean on a day to day practical level.

Course includes:-

  • Coronavirus Act 2020
  • Rent payment and Mortgage payment issues
  • Financial assistance – what is available out there?
  • Possession proceedings
  • Eviction
  • Homelessness

Suitable for:

Suitable for anyone working with private/social occupiers in an advisory or support role, such as housing options and solutions officers, landlord and tenant liaison officers, resettlement officers, housing support workers and housing advisers. Also, staff who are providing support and advice on a daily basis to people in the social housing sector. Housing officers, support workers, general advice workers and advocates.

**Please note that this course was recorded on 10th December  2020 and the content of the course is subject to change in line with Welsh Government lockdown updates . Please refer to the Welsh Government or Shelter Cymru website for regular updates. or