Introduction to Homelessness Law

Upcoming Introduction to Homelessness Law

Date & Time of Course

  •  6 November, 2024
     10:00 am - 4:30 pm


Local authorities have a duty to support homeless and badly housed people.

This one-day course will provide an introduction to homelessness law and will explore the duties local authorities have to homeless and badly housed people, both in theory and in practice.

The course will examine Homelessness, eligibility and priority need, intentional homelessness and local connection. It will also consider the impact of the Homeless Reduction Act on the duties of local authorities and will outline review and appeal rights following a negative homelessness decision.

This course will support you to: 

  • Identify circumstances that trigger a council’s duty to start a homelessness investigation
  • Describe key issues concerning homelessness, eligibility for assistance, priority need, intentional homelessness, and local connection
  • Advise on the duties of a local authority towards a homeless person
  • Advise on review and appeal rights following a negative homelessness decision

Who should attend?

Suitable for new and less experienced advisors and support workers who require a grounding in the key legislation and provisions surrounding homelessness.




This is a 1-day course which will be delivered online on 6 November 2024.

This online course will not be recorded.

The trainer was excellent and made a difficult subject interesting


This course is also available in-house, and prices start from £798 for up to 16 people. This can be a cost-effective way of training staff and can be tailored to best meet the needs of your organisation.

For more information see in-house.

Please contact the Learning & Development Team for further assistance at [email protected] or telephone 01273 645420


Book a Place

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Standardshow details + £129.00 GBP   Goes On Sale
6 September, 2024
Charity 1show details + £100.00 GBP   Goes On Sale
6 September, 2024
Charity 2show details + £113.00 GBP   Goes On Sale
6 September, 2024
Charity 1 - Early Birdshow details + £90.00 GBP  
Charity 2 - Early Birdshow details + £101.70 GBP  
Standard - Early Birdshow details + £116.10 GBP  
BHT Staffshow details + £90.00 GBP  

Please note that BHT Sussex staff should have completed all mandatory training before booking on general courses. The Learning & Development Team reserve the right to cancel bookings if this is not the case.

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