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Successfully Managing Shared Ownership Homes


There are around 320,000 shared ownership homes in the UK and more are being built each year. More and more housing associations, along with local authorities are entering the shared ownership market place but need the tools to enable them to manage this tenure well.

This practical workshop will give your staff the knowledge and confidence to manage shared ownership homes effectively so that you can provide an excellent service to your customers and maximise your income.

Learning Outcomes

•    Understand the legal and regulatory requirements in managing shared ownership homes.
•     What you need to consider when setting up a new shared ownership scheme
•    How shared ownership leases differ from the other leases that you may manage
•    Practical guidance on how to deal with the following:
1.    Re-sale of shares
2.    Staircasing (buying more shares)
3.    Rent reviews
4.    Recovering rent
5.    Repossessions and the mortgagee protection clause in the lease
6.    Re-mortgages
7.    The challenges of managing mixed tenure

Who should attend?

·    Leasehold and home ownership managers and officers
·    Housing managers and officers
·    Neighbourhood managers and officers

Benefits of attending

Here at CIH, we want to provide everyone involved in housing with the skills and knowledge needed to cope in the current pandemic.
Our online training has been developed by expert professionals on key topics that we know you need to be able to adapt to the changing environment.

Your trainer

Helen Muir specialises in leasehold and home ownership management and has been working in this field for twenty-eight years. She held senior roles for two large housing groups before becoming an independent consultant and trainer. Over the last eight years Helen has provided interim management and strategic and operational support to a number of local authorities and housing associations to assist them in home ownership and leasehold management policy, practice and cost recovery.

Dates & Locations

30 September 2020 - Online
10:00am until 12:00pm


Member price £75 + VAT
Standard price £125 + VAT

Booking information

Members: Click on login to book and enter your username and password.
Non-members: Click on book and register your details.
Payment: You can request that we invoice your employer or make payment via credit/debit card. Please note all invoices must be fully paid before the training takes place.
If you experience any difficulties, please call us on 02476 851 789 or email us at quoting online training in the subject line.

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