The Social Housing Law Association (SHLA) was formed in 2005 by a group of housing professionals and lawyers who saw the need for a forum where ideas and information could be exchanged and discussed.

Latest News


Forthcoming Event

SHLA's 13th Annual Conference

SHLA's 13th Annual Conference

22/11/2018 09:00am-06:00pm
@ The Crowne Plaza Hotel

Celebrating the role of women in social housing law and practice. Registration is now open. Please download the conference flyer, complete and return to register for the conference

Read more

Words from our Chairman

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!  

SHLA will be organising events in 2019 as usual and we look forward to seeing you there. The SHLA office will be close for the Christmas holiday until the 2nd January.

 The first seminar of 2019 will be on 28 February and will be titled “Working together in homelessness and homelessness prevention: the role of housing associations and local authorities”.

 You can also read the December Newsletter if you click here: 

 Contact the SHLA team for any questions at


Dean Underwood, Chair

Members Information

Housing Law Update - December 2018

Housing Law Update - December 2018 Please download the full document here:

Read more

SHLA Midlands branch: Access Injunctions seminar on the 5th December

SHLA Midlands branch: Access Injunctions seminar on the 5th December Michelle Caney, who is a barrister at St Ives Chambers will look at the area of enforcement action for access which is extremely topical post the Grenfell Tower tragedy

Read more

Twitter Feed

SHLA Membership
An unlimited number of staff may now attend SHLA meetings
Barrister & Self employed
Only £95 for those paying by standing order
No charge