Date and time

28 January 2021, 10.00am - 12.00pm

This course will give a practitioner’s overview of the Act and Amendment for housing professionals. We’ll explore Welsh Government’s expectations of landlords in preparing for implementation, the current status of guidance, consultations and likely program of action leading up to the ‘appointed day’.

*Note: this training is not a substitute full legal advice from a qualified solicitor.

What will I learn?

During this training course, you will gain an understanding of:

  • The key changes that the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 (RHA) brings to housing management practice
  • The basic elements of the RHA from a practitioner’s viewpoint
  • Preparing for the changeover on the appointed day - including basic coverage of:
    • Model contracts
    • Prescribed forms
    • Prohibited conduct standard contracts (ASB)
    • Fitness for human habitation
    • The amendment proposals.
Who should attend?

Those who are seeking to come up to date with the impact on housing management practices and preparation for the full implementation of the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016, and the proposed Amendment. This might be staff, board members or involved residents.

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

Philip Toms MSc CIHCM FNAEA is an experienced business and housing professional with more than 35 years’ experience in the private, public and third sectors, culminating in 12 years as CEO of a stock transfer housing association. He has successfully performed many roles in housing development and regeneration, housing management, supported housing and corporate strategic change management. Philip’s training is based on a practical experience of the sector blended with in-depth understanding of policy development and implementation, legislation, regulation and governance. Philip is an associate lecturer in housing at Cardiff Metropolitan University and has been a tutor and trainer with the CIH since 2012.

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