SHLA

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.

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  • Public Sector Equality Duty and Possession Claims

    Public Sector Equality Duty and Possession Claims 2019-02-15 15:03:15

    The Court of Appeal judgment in Powell v Dacorum Borough Council [2019] EWCA Civ 23 was handed down on 24 January 2019. In this article one of the barristers that was involved in the case, Andy Lane of Cornerstone Barristers (who led Ruchi Parekh), gives his view on the case and the lessons that can be learnt from it.

Forthcoming Event

'Working together in homelessness and its prevention: the role of housing associations and local authorities'

The first SHLA event of 2019 will look at how local authorities and housing associations can work together to tackle and prevent homelessness. SHLA members will only pay £15 to attend.

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Words from our Chairman

Sarah Salmon of Field Court Chambers is the new SHLA Chair. 

Sarah practices in housing, property and local government. She is ranked in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. She regularly appears for, and advises, social landlords on all aspects of housing. She joined the SHLA committee in 2014.

Get ready for the first seminar of 2019. It will take place on the 7th March at Trowers & Hamlins and will be titled 'Working together in homelessness and its prevention: the role of housing associations and local authorities'. The fee for SHLA members to attend will be only £15. don't miss out and I look forward to seeing you there!

You can read the latest SHLA Newsletter by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2CrGff3

Contact the SHLA team for any questions at info@shla.org.uk.

 

Members Information

SHLA Midlands presents an Anti-Social Behaviour seminar update, with Tom Lawal


SHLA Midlands presents an Anti-Social Behaviour seminar update, with Tom Lawal The event will be held on 13 March 2019 at St Ives Chambers, 1-3 Whittall Street, Birmingham, B4 6DH

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Housing Law Update - December 2018


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

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SHLA Membership
Corporate
£200
An unlimited number of staff may now attend SHLA meetings
Barrister & Self employed
£95/£125
Only £95 for those paying by standing order
Student
Free
No charge