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Landlords are often confused by the pitfalls of who and when a tenancy can be legally ended. There are circumstances when a tenant lacks the mental capacity to end their tenancy or when there has been an abandonment of the property or a failed succession application. In such cases does the landlord need to get a court order, which notice do you serve? Landlords, now more than ever, need to ensure they are not falling foul of the common mistakes made in such scenarios.

This virtual, live training is interactive. Delegates will work on real life case studies providing an engaging and effective learning experience and will leave feeling more empowered and confident in their understanding of how and when a tenancy is legally ended.

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    The session will cover:

    • How to end tenancies legally
    • Different grounds for possession
    • Who can end a tenancy
    • When to use a NTQ
    • What to do when a tenant lacks capacity? Eg dementia
    • When to involve the court of protection
    • What is Surrender?
    • Abandonment process when to get a court order
    • Death of a tenant. What to do when there is no one to succeed or there is a failed succession claim
    • Difference between next of kin and power of attorney
    • Common mistakes made
    • How to manage income rent accounts on death or abandonment
    • Which notice to serve in fraud cases
    • Case studies.

    What will delegates learn?

    • Which notice to use in different scenarios to obtain possession of a property
    • What to do when a tenant dies
    • What to do when a tenant lacks mental capacity
    • How to deal with difficult scenarios.

    Who should attend?

    Essential for staff who take, are involved in or need to know about ending a tenancy. Suitable for new staff and as a refresher.

  • Our trainer

    Aisha Akhtar qualified as a lawyer in 2009 having taken a keen interest in social housing. She has worked both in-house and in private practice. She joined Network Homes in October 2017 as their in-house social housing expert. She manages a team and deals with all housing management matters.

    She has been a board member for a housing association previously in East London and is currently an Advisory Board member for Inspirited Minds (a mental health Charity).

    She has delivered training sessions throughout the country on various topics throughout her career. She regularly delivers both public and tailor made in-house training to various HAs and LAs.

    Aisha really enjoys delivering training and empowering people, she makes the sessions interactive so there is an exchange of ideas so delegates leave feeling confident in implementing positive change.

  • Cancellations and substitutions

    If you are unable to attend an event or public training course, please let us know in writing (email is fine) at least 48 hours before. Please email [email protected]

    Otherwise, a cancellation fee of £60 plus VAT will be chargeable.

    If you are using a package place to attend and do not inform us within the agreed time frame, then a place will be taken to cover your non-attendance.

    Cancellations must be made in writing, and will be acknowledged by HQN Limited.

Dates and prices

28 September 2022
10:00am - 4:00pm
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