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Leasehold management summit 2017 – changing the dynamic


Leasehold management and operations 2017

Leasehold teams are constantly having to review their approach. Sometimes its because of legislation like Right to Buy. Sometimes because of a major incident like the Grenfell Tower fire.

And there is always the need to consider business and regulatory demands.

It's all about changing the dynamic.

Our autumn seminar explores the topical issues for the sector and for leaseholder teams.

The essential sessions

  • The post-election landscape: Adrian Shaw, Head of Home Ownership and Service Charges at Clarion Group sets out what the road ahead looks like for a major housing group and for the sector
  • Ground rent and leasehold reform: Sebastian O'Kelly, Director, Leasehold Knowledge Partnership; which acts as secretariat to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Leasehold Reform, will provide an update on the current government consultation, what the changes are likely to mean for the leasehold sector, and whether they go far enough
  • Fire safety: The very latest information about the key issues on safety from Andy Turner, Independent Safety ConsultantWhat you need to know, do, and what you need to communicate to your leaseholders
  • Reforming leasehold management – the leaseholder’s perspective:
    Paula HigginsChief Executive of the Home Owners Alliance challenges social landlords to stop ‘holding homes hostage’. Hard-hitting comments from the other side of the fence on what landlords need to do to get into shape for the next decade
  • Re-inventing the wheel: Barbara Walsh, Chair of the Board at MySouthwark Homeowners Agency, explains how and why Southwark are looking at leasehold management from a whole different perspective
  • Repairs – breakout session: John Gargan, Major Works and Leasehold Consultant at Catalyst Housing  and Jean Jean-Marie from Barnet Homes on how much the impact Grenfell Tower will prompt a re-think of your repairs services
  • Ground rents – breakout session: Get total clarity about the way forward on an increasingly contentious area from Steve Schollar, Leasehold Manager, Paradigm Housing Group
  • Fees and charges – breakout session: Emma Towler, Head of Home Ownership & Service Charges, Aster Group looks at how to make your fees and charges structure better value for money.

Who should attend:

This seminar is ideal for practitioners at all levels from:

  • Leasehold management
  • Home ownership
  • Service charge management
  • Housing management
  • Neighbourhoods and estates services
  • Operations
  • Policy & strategy

Delegate fees:
Full price: £289.00 *
Members of any HQN network: £209.00 *
Early Bird: £259.00 *

* Please note that all prices are subject to standard VAT. Please call 0845 4747 004 for more information. Early bird ends Friday 25 August 2017.


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