Unlawful eviction and harassment advanced
Unlawful evictions have been on the rise in Wales since the Covid-19 pandemic hit. The effect on individuals and families can be catastrophic. This advanced course is aimed at those directly working with individuals impacted by unlawful eviction and harassment and comprises the definition of unlawful eviction and harassment, basic security of tenure and an in-depth look at the civil and criminal legal remedies available.
- Status of Occupiers
- Security of tenure
- Protection from Eviction Act 1977
- Unlawful Eviction
- Criminal remedies
- Civil remedies
- Housing Act 1988
- Local Authority Intervention
Suitable for all those working with private 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. Housing officers, support workers, general advice workers and advocates would also all benefit from attending this course.
**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. https://gov.wales/coronavirus or https://sheltercymru.org.uk/get-advice/coronavirus/