Cornerstone Annual Housing Conference 2016
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Cornerstone Annual Housing Conference 2016

Cornerstone Annual Housing Conference 2016

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Gray's Inn

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DATE: 4th October 2016

TIME: 09:00 - 16:00

VENUE: Gray's Inn, 8 South Square, London, WC1R 5ET 

FEE: £100+VAT 

CPD: 6

The annual conference is designed to provide local authorities, housing associations and social housing consultants with a thorough analysis of housing policy and strategy developments, including practical advice on a wide range of housing law issues. 

The day will be hosted by Cornerstone Barristers' team of housing experts.

Cornerstone Barristers is consistently ranked as a leading set in the field of social housing law by Chambers UK and Legal 500. The housing team regularly acts for local authorities and housing associations, as well as registered landlords, private landlords and tenants on a wide range of housing issues.

Programme
09.00  Registration (from 9am – 9.30am) 

09.30  Opening address and welcome 

09.45  Plenary session: The key developments in 2016 and a look forward to 2017 

10.30  Plenary session: Tenancy management, fraud & enforcement 

11.15  Refreshments 

11.40  Breakout session - 1 

  • a. Service Charges - A look at the key cases and developments for housing associations and local authority leaseholders

  • b. Court of Protection update - What you need to know as a landlord of social housing

  • c. Voluntary RTB - The latest on the voluntary extension of the Right to Buy to tenants of housing associations

12.30  Lunch

13.30  Breakout session - 2       

  • a. Welfare reform issues - Pay to rent and other issues

  • b. Anti-social behaviour - sharing experience on how the powers have been used

  • c. Housing litigation - JR and other public law challenges for landlords

14.15  Breakout session - 3 

  • a. Housing litigation - JR and other public law challenges for landlords

  • b. Out of borough placement policy and practice - Practice and policy after Nzolameso 

  • c. Homelessness & allocations case law and policy update

15.00  Refreshments 

15.20  Plenary session: Vulnerable tenants (including EA & HR) 

16.00  Panel Q&A: Ask the Cornerstone experts

16.20  Closing remarks 
  


*Programme subject to change without prior notification*

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