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Right to buy


09 May 2017, Leyland

About the event

Venue: South Ribble council, Shield Room, Civic Centre, West  Paddock, Leyland, PR25 1DH

Time: 11.30 - 14.00

Since the last general election the government’s radical housing policy agenda has thrown up a wide range of issues for the sector that require careful legal and wider strategic consideration. In this time of flux and uncertainty, the series of five seminars will focus on key legal topics currently affecting housing providers, providing them with a range of insight and ‘real world’ legal, strategic and operational advice that will help RPs tackle the key challenges they face, and also take advantage of the many opportunities the changing face of the sector presents. The interactive lunchtime seminars will cover a broad range of areas including housing management, development, governance, regulation and commercial property.

With voluntary RTB now running in parallel with the existing statutory RTB, there are many potential ‘traps for the unwary’ as RPs look to manage a process that has increased in complexity since the introduction of the Housing and Planning Act 2016. This session will look at the many issues thrown up by the new RTB landscape, and best practice in the RTB/RTA process. Areas of focus for this session could include:

• Best practice in general process/management/administration of RTB/RTA
• Key comparisons between voluntary and statutory procedures, and how the two can work in parallel
• Legal issues around the voluntary RTB procedure
• Key issues in admitting/denying RTB applicants – eg who is entitled, eligibility, succession rights etc
• Dealing with increased legal challenge
• RTB and S106
• S125

Benefits of attending

Provide RPs with advice and best practice to help them successfully manage both statutory and voluntary RTB & RTA sales and deal with increased legal challenge.

Who should attend

• Heads of service, managers and officers with responsibility for statutory and voluntary RTB/RTA sales process, leasehold, service charges
• Leasehold Managers/Officers
• Housing Managers/Officers

Booking information

THIS EVENT IS FREE TO ATTEND FOR MEMBERS AND £99+VAT FOR NON-MEMBERS (non memebrs join today for only £145)

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Non CIH members, please note if you cancel within 3 days of the event or do not attend you will be charged the full fee.



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