Harassment, unlawful evictions and the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (Level 2 Course)

Harassment, unlawful evictions and the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (Level 2 Course)

If you would like to book this course, please contact:

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With the introduction of the Renting Homes (Wales) Act and the far-reaching changes it makes for people who rent their homes in Wales, there is a greater risk that Community and Private landlords will make mistakes during the process of ending contracts (tenancies). If you have ever had occasions where you have wondered about a landlord’s obligations to carry out a lawful eviction or felt unclear about the process then this course is essential learning for you. Using the legal frameworks around harassment and unlawful evictions, you will learn about the action that individuals and local authorities can take when your clients are faced or threatened with these issues.

This course includes:

  • What is harassment and illegal eviction?
  • Protection of contract holders (tenants)
  • Notice requirements under the RHWA
  • Grounds for eviction under the RHWA
  • Criminal offences
  • Civil remedies (existing and new)
  • Tactical and practical approaches
  • Local Authority action

This course is for:

Housing advisers, private sector housing officers, housing options officers, Local Authority environmental health departments.

Level 2 pre-course requirements:

Learners should have completed Shelter Cymru’s Level 1 ‘Introducing the RHWA’ or ‘RHWA: A guide for advisors’ courses or have a good working knowledge of the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016.