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Regulations bringing the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 into force

Regulations bringing the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 into force

8.02.2018

​The Government has issued regulations which confirm that the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 will come into force on Tuesday 3rd April.

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What do you want?

What do you want?

2.02.2018

If you're preparing to implement the Homelessness Reduction Act it's worth taking some time to consider how your service communicates with homeless people. What do you want to achieve?

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New 'How to Rent' booklet issued

New 'How to Rent' booklet issued

19.01.2018

The Government has updated the 'How to Rent' booklet which must be issued to assured shorthold tenants. The new version must be issued if a landlord of an assured shorthold tenant in England wishes to issue a s.21 notice where there's been a replacement tenancy since 1 February 2016.

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Watch your steps

Watch your steps

22.09.2017

A recent county court homelessness appeal illustrates the nature and extent of a council's obligations under the Review Procedure Regulations 1999 when reviewing a decision under section 202 of the Housing Act 1996.

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Fresource Friday: various housing options letters & forms

Fresource Friday: various housing options letters & forms

25.08.2017

Some letters and forms for housing option teams that are available again to download for free for a limited period.

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Fresource Friday: housing options letters to a private landlord about a section 21 notice

Fresource Friday: housing options letters to a private landlord about a section 21 notice

18.08.2017

Do you work for a housing options team? Do you often need to write to private landlords when housing applicants have received a section 21 notice? If so, you might find these letters useful.

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Fresource Friday: A guide to the new homelessness duties

Fresource Friday: A guide to the new homelessness duties

11.08.2017

A free guide to the duties English councils will owe homeless people once the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 amends Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996.

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Fresource Friday: Notice to Quit by tenant

Fresource Friday: Notice to Quit by tenant

4.08.2017

A letter enabling periodic tenants to give notice to quit.

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