Seminar: Cost-effective housing management – making every penny count

Tuesday 28 June 2016, 09:30

A practical and interactive session identifying practical ways of equipping social landlords to achieve more on housing and asset management without spending more. Our Housing Management team, together with Toby Huggins (specialist housing barrister at Unity Street Chambers) will share legal and practical tips and experience and facilitate sharing of knowledge and 'hot tips' amongst attendees.


Bevan Brittan LLP, Kings Orchard, 1 Queen Street


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Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Seminar: 10:00 - 13:00 followed by lunch
Location: Bevan Brittan Bristol Office

With the downward pressure on social housing income, all social landlords are under pressure to manage their housing and tenancies as cost-effectively as possible. During this practical and interactive session members of our Housing Management team - together with Toby Huggins of Unity Street Chambers - will provide practical tips and guidance for dealing with a range of areas that we see regularly cropping up as management headaches for social landlords. Areas to be covered during the seminar will include:

  • Injunctions v Possession action – getting the best bang for your buck
  • Tips for managing Equality Act arguments effectively
  • Service charge recovery from leaseholders – getting the money in
  • Recovering abandoned properties as quickly and cheaply as possible
  • Tenancy fraud – getting it right from day one to avoid wasted expense
  • Maintaining and securing rents

Our aim will be to ensure that everyone attending the seminar will leave armed with a number of practical tips for managing their stock and resolving tenancy problems more efficiently

Key Speakers

  • Steve Eccles, Partner
  • Kate O'Brien, Associate
  • Sarah Taylor, Associate
  • Toby Huggins, Barrister, Unity Street Chambers

This seminar is FREE
CPD points: 3

Please be aware that places for this seminar are limited and are often over subscribed. Our clients get priority over non clients but we will endeavour to increase capacity where we can to allow all those who wish to attend a place. Where we are heavily over subscribed we will limit places to one or two people per organisation.


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