04 Mar

Bitesize training: supplementary legislation to the Housing Act 2004

CIEH member: £50
Affiliate member: £105
Non-member: £105

Two-hour bitesize online technical training

Time: 10.00 to 12.00

Please note that this training will be delivered via the Zoom online platform.  Please ensure that you are able to access this prior to booking.

How do I pay? Please click on the book now to complete the online booking. If your local authority does not allow credit card payments please speak to our contact centre: 020 7827 5800, or email [email protected]

Additional date
22 April

Online (Zoom)

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Details:
This two-hour session provides an introduction to the various items of legislation affecting housing which either directly or indirectly stem from, or operate alongside, the Housing Act 2004, including:

• The Deregulation Act 2015 - the provisions for preventing retaliatory convictions
• The Housing and Planning Act 2016 – Banning Orders, Rogue Landlord Database, Rent Repayment Orders, and Civil Penalties.
• The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020
• The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015

Objectives:
• To understand how these regulations can be used alongside the Housing Act 2004
• To understand how the use of Housing Act 2004 enforcement may deter retaliatory evictions
• To understand the use of rent repayment orders, civil penalties and when to apply banning orders and the use of the rogue landlord database

Who should attend:
Private Sector Housing officers

CPD: 2 hours

John Easey


John has worked in the field of housing standards for the last 20 years, both in private practice providing consultancy, survey and training services, and more recently as an enforcement officer within local authority private sector housing teams. He has also been a member of the English Housing Survey team since 2001 and has used the HHSRS in survey work from 2002.

He has been involved in training local authority and housing association officers on the provisions of the Housing Act 2004, either through the various initial government funded training schemes or by direct commission from clients, since the mid-2000s.

He currently works part time in a local authority as a senior officer private sector housing officer with responsibilities including general complaints, HMO licensing and enforcement, caravan site licensing, DFGs, and the development of policy and procedures, and is Director of a housing consultancy practice.

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