Housing law: tenancies and licences

This course will equip staff with the required knowledge, skills and confidence to enforce occupancy agreements, but can also be tailored for staff supporting clients who are having enforcement action taken against them.

Online learning

If you are interested in potentially running this topic through our live, interactive online in-house offer please contact James Cuming on 07375 042 815 or james.cuming@homelesslink.org.uk 

Who is this course for?

Housing officers who are new to housing, those assuming additional responsibilities and those requiring a refresher course.

What will you learn?

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Be able to describe the properties of different types of occupancy agreements used in rented housing
  • Know how landlord and residents responsibilities are reflected in the terms of occupancy agreement
  • Understand what behaviour constitutes a breaches of an occupancy agreements and what formal action this instigates, including notices and legal proceedings
  • Appreciate how legislation applies to those not using a property as their only or main home and what happens to former resident belongings


Face to face: One-day course
Online: Three 1.5 hour modules delivered over three dates 

Costs for one full-day face to face course or three 1.5 hour online modules

This course can be booked for a team of up to 16 for face to face training or up to 20 for online training 

Members face to face: £825 plus Trainer expenses
Members online: £850 - no Trainer expenses

Associate members face to face: £945 plus Trainer expenses
Associate members online: £970 - no Trainer expenses

Non members face to face: £1,175 plus Trainer expenses
Non members online: £1,200 - no Trainer expenses

Talk To Us

James Cuming

Training manager

James our training manager develops and manages Homeless Link's in-house training programme.

Telephone: 020 7840 4450
Email: training@homelesslink.org.uk
Twitter: @TrainingHL