Thursday 17 May 2018

Student Housing & The Law for Accommodation Managers

This two day course is provided for those wanting to really understand the legal side of student occupation of student accommodation, to ensure managers are working within the law and avoiding exposing themselves to time-consuming complaints or legal action.

Suitable for: Staff working in student accommodation wanting to know and understand the legal basis for rights and duties between landlord and student tenant in university provided and private accommodation.

Please note: The residential rates for this course includes one nights bed & breakfast at Premier Inn - Leeds City Arena on Thursday 17th May 2018

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The course has been designed to include in-depth materials combined with group work and round table discussion to give delegates the chance to consider their own situations and ask questions.

The course covers:

• The implications of recent legislation and regulation

• Types of tenancy in common use: assured shortholds, residential licences and student tenancies and the differences between them

• The special legal differences between institutionally provided and private accommodation

• The legal facts regarding guarantors, deposits (and deposit protection) and booking fees

• What rights to repair have tenants

• Who pays for what when damage occurs?

• Harassment and unlawful eviction

• The essentials for an in-depth understanding of the landlord/tenant relationship and what flows from that.

The course is being run by two acknowledged experts in the field: John Martin, barrister, with a wealth of experience in student housing and Hilary Crook, solicitor, whose knowledge of the tenant side of student accommodation is unparalleled.

Cost per delegate

Normal Delegate Rate - £450
Friends of Unipol Rate - £360
Normal Delegate Rate (Residential) - £560
Friends of Unipol Rate (Residential) - £470

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