A Guide to Unlawful Eviction & Harassment
The Housing and Planning Act 2016 introduced new powers and remedies in respect of unlawful eviction and harassment, as part of the current policy and legislative drive against 'rogue' landlords.
This live broadcast session will look at what constitutes an unlawful eviction and what other criminal offences and civil causes of action might be relevant in landlord and tenant disputes.
It will also examine the extension of rent repayment orders to cover unlawful eviction and harassment, and the introduction of banning orders.
What You Will Learn
This live and interactive session will cover the following:
- What is an unlawful eviction?
- Harassment in the landlord & tenant context
- Civil remedies
- Criminal penalties
- Rent repayment orders
- Banning orders
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.