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Landlords Update (eLearning)
As the requirements on landlords in the sector accelerate and the powers for private tenants and local authorities increase, it is vital that landlords are aware of the most current legislation, guidance and court decisions. The Tenant Fee ban is now in force and it is crucial that landlords and agents are aware of the potential impact. There are ongoing updates around the use of Section 21, with the latest announcement from the government to abolish the no-fault based eviction notice. Licensing of premises continues to be a hot topic, energy efficiency standards and rent deposit legislation along with many other issues which are not so well known. It is vital that you are aware of the relevant changes. In this interactive eLearning course, we will explore all these areas and more to give you the tools needed to be a professional and compliant landlord.
This online course is designed for landlords and letting agents alike:
- 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
This course will inform and educate learners of changes to landlord's rights and responsibilities and to highlight the legislative and court rulings which have brought about the changes. The eLearning course will concentrate on changes to the law covering both landlord-tenancy and landlord-agent issues, property standards and the actions property professionals should take to keep within the law.
This course is suitable for:
All landlords, agents and property managers.
Continuous Professional Development
Remember that Continuous Professional Development points (CPD) apply to RLA courses. You can also get CPD points for being a member of the Residential Landlords Association.
Residential Landlords Association Accreditation Scheme
This course is worth 3 basic CPD points with the Residential Landlords Association Accreditation Scheme
RLAAS is a national scheme who aim to encourage, acknowledge and actively promote good standards and management practice by owners and to assist owners and tenants to undertake their respective responsibilities to each other.
RLAAS is open to all landlords who operate in the private sector, and accreditation is FREE. Members of RLAAS also receive a discount when enroling for a course operated by the Residential Landlord's Association.
To find out more, and what RLAAS means to landlords and tenants across the country, visit the RLAAS website.