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    Allocations, lettings and homelessness conference and exhibition


    Day one

    Keynote: Challenges and solutions regarding housing allocations and homelessness for the new UK government

    Workshop sessions:

    Preventing unlawful use of bed and breakfasts’ for families

    Opening up Housing Options for all young people – the ultimate in youth homelessness prevention

    Strategies for preventing homelessness

    Domestic abuse – a housing issue?

    New models in temporary accommodation and prevention

    Social housing mobility - promoting mobility amongst existing tenants

    Better together: Sub-regional approaches to meeting housing need.

    Championing the PRS for single homeless people

    Keynote: Getting it right- dealing with homelessness and allocations fairly against the background of rising demand, pressures from the Courts and less money to run services: Top 5 do’s and don’ts.

    Day two:

    Keynote: Housing case law update

    Workshop Sessions:

    Improving hostel accommodation and facilities

    Help for Single Homeless’ programme - good practice on improving coordination of services

    Using the social impact bond to deliver long term outcomes for rough sleepers

    Young people, prevention and options

    Training frontline staff: Developing essential skills and knowledge for prevention and options services

    Households place in temporary accommodation out of the borough Conference

    Local connection and community contribution

    Who is eligible for housing?

    Keynote: Welfare reform, Universal credit and 12 billion pound more of welfare cuts – The impact on services and the homeless into 2016 and beyond


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