Product of the month – January

HQN’s product of the month – a training package designed to help organisations achieve real and lasting improvements.

Right to Buy and Right to Acquire – product of the month

Right to Buy and Right to Acquire

Landlords are required to process Right to Buy applications correctly and within set time limits. There may be penalties to pay if this isn’t done. This practical course will take you through the process including all the common pitfalls – from initial enquiry to final completion. Get up to speed with the latest best practice. 

This course will cover: 

  • Elibility of tenant – the criteria 
  • Eligibility of the property 
  • Tenancy checks for fraud 
  • Money laundering 
  • The process including timescales
    • Structural surveys 
    • Instructing valuers 
    • Cost floor calculation 
    • Calculating the service charge for flats or houses 
    • The importance of the lease plan/boundaries 
    • The offer -S125 Notice 
    • Dealing with disputes of valuation 
    • Drafting the lease/freehold transfer 
    • Instructing solicitors 
  • Penalties for delays 
  • Process on completion – updating database 
  • Post sale administration – on re-sale/ assignment 
  • Role of the Right to Buy agency. 

What you will learn? 

The course will cover everything you need to know to effectively take an application through from enquiry to completion: 

  • Governing rules, requirements and legislation 
  • Effectively managing the process 
  • Impact of case law 
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them 
  • Dealing with challenges and complaints 
  • Latest best practice. 

Who should attend? 

All staff involved in and with responsibility for the RTB and RTA processes. Ideal for staff new to their roles as well as a refresher. Suitable for both housing association and local authority staff.

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In-house training

If you would like this course tailoring to your organisation we also offer in-house training. Please contact Anna Pattison on 01904 557197 or email anna.pattison@hqnetwork.co.uk for more information.