Cornerstone Annual Housing Conference 2016
Cornerstone Annual Housing Conference 2016

Cornerstone Annual Housing Conference 2016

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Gray's Inn

London, United Kingdom

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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 (early bird offer single ticket £80+VAT or two tickets for £150.00+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.

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

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

  • c. Housing litigation - Judicial review for landlords of social housing

14.15  Breakout session - 3 

  • a. Eligibility post-Brexit

  • b. Homelessness & allocations case law and policy update

  • c. The Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act two years on - How the powers are being used and a case law 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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