Please note due to current restrictions, this course will be delivered online as an eClassroom course.
What we will cover:
- An outline of the changes to the rules governing the use of Section 21, an explanation of the restrictions imposed on use and implications of the changes
- The significance of the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS), unfitness and retaliatory evictions
- Impact of the Tenant Fee Ban and other requirements around permitted and prohibited payments
- Energy performance certificates and exploration of the imposed minimum energy efficiency standards
- Rules governing rent deposits, tenants, and those affecting agents
- Changes to the law affecting the terms and conditions applying to tenancy agreements and landlord-agent contracts
- Requirements regarding the supply of gas, electricity and water
- Amendments to Council rules dealing with both Mandatory and Discretionary licensing scheme
- Impact of the Housing and Planning Act including rogue landlord database, penalties and banning orders
- Understanding of the current rights and responsibilities of a landlord
- Highlight the legislative updates which have brought about recent changes
- Explore recent case law and its impact on the industry
The lettings industry continually evolves with legislative updates and regulation amendments meaning that landlords are required to keep up to date to ensure they run a compliant business. Failure to keep up to date with changes to the law and rules and regulations governing the private rented sector can have serious financial and reputational consequences. This course explores the recent changes in the sector ensuring you receive the most up to date information to enable you to run a succesfful lettings business.
This training course qualifies for 3 continuous professional development (CPD) points which can help towards or maintain your accreditation with the NRLA. If you are interested in becoming an accredited landlord with the NRLA, CPD points are necessary to achieve that status.
NRLA Accreditation recognises landlords who have agreed to maintain professional standards in the management and maintenance of their rented property and deal fairly and professionally with their tenants. Accredited members demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of their responsibilities and obligations and strive to maintain, increase and improve their knowledge of the market through training and development. CPD points are awarded for all activities which improve those attributes and are a requisite of membership of the NRLA Accreditation Scheme.
For more details visit the accreditation section on the website.
- Experienced landlords
- Landlords who have previously undertaken training