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When everyone has a home

028 9024 5640: Housing & Debt Helpline for Northern Ireland

Skainos Centre, Belfast
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
3.0hrs CPD

A new system for the regulation and licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation came into force on 1st April 2019. The DfC has made subordinate regulations, including a Code of Practice for landlords and HMO managers, which will give effect to the Houses in Multiple Occuation Act (NI) 2016. The Department has been meeting with the Housing Executive and local councils to ensure that systems are in place to allow this new regime to commence in a few weeks.

Objectives of the course

This course will cover an introduction to the original 2016 Act, an overview of the new Regulations as well as the Code of Practice written to support HMO landlords and managers. It will highlight the key changes between the old system and the new regime and will explain what property managers need to do in order to comply with the new Act and Regulations  The session will also discuss revised standards, definitions and enforcement procedures.

Who should attend this course?

This course will be particular relevant to

  • Those working in Environmental Health
  • Letting agents with responsibility for HMO properties
  • Landlords of HMO properties
  • Advisers who deal with clients who are common users of HMOs (students, young professionals, migrant workers)

Tagged In

Fitness, Legislation, Regulation, Private Tenancies, Landlord, Legal

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