Housing Benefit/LHA/UC Update
Jean Saxby & Chris Watchman, Revenues and Benefits Managers, Hastings Borough & Rother District Councils
An update of the latest developments in the welfare system, followed by a Q and A session.
Managing the Muddle of Welfare Payments
Andrew Marshall, Director AMRP Services, AMRP services
Andrew will outline a scheme designed for landlords that takes the muddle and frustration out of managing welfare payments. This scheme offers to improve rental-stream reliability by incorporating a direct payment alternative and managing the many complexities associated with the Welfare System.
Universal Credit - An analysis of system function for private landlords
Kim Goodall, Senior Commissioning Officer, DWP
Kim will outline the philosophy that underpins the implementation Universal Credit and provide an overview of the new UC system together with operational detail that landlords and tenants will need to be aware of.
Hastings PRS Leasing Scheme
David Powell, Lets Start Coordinator, Hastings Borough Council
Hastings Borough Council
David will outline another new PRS contractual council leasing scheme. The scheme offers landlords a void-free rental stream, direct payments, and no requirement to license their properties.
Panel - Q & A's
Chaired by Malcolm Pither, National Landlords Association
Questions can be put to our expert panel - Malcolm Pither NLA, Kim Goodall DWP, David Powell HBC, Martin Bolton RDC, Andrew Marshall AMRP.
This event is being organised by NLA working with Hastings Borough and Rother District Councils.
The hours spent attending this event will contribute towards Continued Professional Development (CPD) for NLA Accredited landlords. The relevant number of hours should be manually added to your CPD profile on the NLA Online Library.