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Seminar 3 IntroductionInformation
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SRA Competency B


This half day course provides an introduction into bringing and defending disrepair claims and an update on recent developments in the area.

According to the English Housing Survey 2016-2017, 16.8% of privately tenanted properties contain Category 1 HHSRS hazards - that is 756,000 households, at least 36% of which contain children - and 244,000 social tenanted properties contain Category 1 hazards.

The course is aimed at advisors dealing with disrepair claims on behalf of tenants, private landlords, local authorities or providers of social housing.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • What is disrepair?
  • Tenants' rights in tort, statute and contract
  • Issues with notice
  • Reasonable period
  • Remedies for disrepair
  • Determining the value of a claim
  • Funding civil claims: Legal aid and CFAs
  • Disrepair counterclaims
  • Litigation and the pre-action protocol
  • How to instruct an expert
  • Enforcement

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