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
- An understanding of the most recent legislation changes impacting the sector
- An overview of best practice within the industry
- Evaluation of recent case law and implications for letting agents
Agents are placed with a great deal of responsibility from their landlord clients; to effectively manage their investment, protect their asset and build good working relationships. Many agents are aware of the basics of letting, however it is crucial to keep up to date with changes in legislation to avoid potential financial penalties and loss of trust. Recent times have seen significant change in the private rented sector which looks set to continue throughout the the next few years.
As a requirement for NRLA accreditation, the course will also include an optional assessment which underpins the learning. Upon successfully passing the assessment you will qualify for 5 core CPD points.
This training course qualifies for 5 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 agents