How to Operate a Skilful and Lawful Tenancy Service and Allocation Scheme

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The How to Operate a Skilful and Lawful Tenancy Service and Allocation Scheme, organized by the The White Paper Conference Company will take place on 20th November 2014 at the The Caledonian Club in London, UK. The conference will cover areas like The rolling out of universal credit and its impact – challenges; lessons learned from the pathfinder and planning for the future.


09:30 AM - 04:00 PM General Hours

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100 - 500
Based on previous editions

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Business Services


Nov 2014

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Schedule & Agenda

Thu, 20 Nov 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Registration and Coffee
Thu, 20 Nov 10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
Introduction How to operate a skilful and lawful tenancy service and allocation scheme
Chaired by: Neil Morland of Neil Morland Housing Consultants, who is a specialist advisor on housing for Department of Communities & Local Gov...continue reading
Thu, 20 Nov 10:05 AM - 10:40 AM
The rolling out of universal credit and its impact u2013 challenges; lessons learned from the pathfinder and planning for the future
Answered by: Suzanne Heywood, Head of Customer Services and Business Support at Oldham Council, who is responsible for overseeing welfare refo...continue reading
Thu, 20 Nov 10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
How has welfare reform improved our allocation service - lessons learned from the housing benefits demonstration pilot?
Answered by: Steve Rawson, Managing Director Operations at Wakefield and District Housing who is the lead officer ensuring the success of the ...continue reading
Thu, 20 Nov 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Morning coffee
Thu, 20 Nov 11:30 AM - 12:05 PM
Restrictions, freedoms and duties within the new allocation regime u2013 what you can and cannot do, including how to use your current powers available to unlock under-occupied properties due to the b
Answered by: Samantha Hall, Senior Associate at Trowers & Hamlins, who advises both councils and RPs on all aspects of tenancy management, inc...continue reading
Thu, 20 Nov 12:05 PM - 12:40 PM
Working with the private rented sector to meet housing need; and practical insights on what can be done to raise standards for tenants and landlords
Answered by: Chris Hancock, Head of Housing at Crisis, who has vast experience in preventing and relieving homelessness. He was previously sec...continue reading
Thu, 20 Nov 12:40 PM - 01:15 PM
How do local authorities and registered providers work together to ensure the early detection and prevention of tenancy fraud? What’s the most effective model to use?
Answered by: Tony Qayum, Head of Audit Services at Tower Hamlets Council, who is responsible for overseeing the Council's anti-fraud and whist...continue reading
Thu, 20 Nov 01:15 PM - 02:00 PM
Thu, 20 Nov 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
Allocation schemes in the post-Localism Act era: recent developments in policy and case law
Answered by: Jan Luba QC of Garden Court Chambers, who is a Star Individual in Social Housing and u201cone of the leading advocates of his gen...continue reading
Thu, 20 Nov 02:45 PM - 03:20 PM
Minors, marital breakdown and more: common issues in the allocation and management of joint tenancies
Answered by: Dean Underwood of Cornerstone Barristers, who is one of the UK's leading housing barristers and known for being “reliable, intell...continue reading
Thu, 20 Nov 03:20 PM - 03:55 PM
Making allocations to vulnerable households sustainable in a cost cutting era and ensuring successful integration for the more challenging cases through partnership, working across a range of housing
Answered by: John Lee, Chief Executive at Your Homes Newcastle, who manages 30,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council. He is responsibl...continue reading
Thu, 20 Nov 03:55 PM - 04:00 PM
Thu, 20 Nov 04:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Close of conference

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