The Housing Law Practitioners Association was set up to provide a forum for practitioners working in the housing field to share knowledge and information. Membership is open to all those who use housing law for the benefit of the homeless, tenants, and other occupiers of housing. Current members include solicitors, barristers, advice workers, independent environmental health officers and other housing specialists.
HLPA has regular events for members, and special events for all. The very latest in housing law practice, delivered by those involved. Notes and handouts available to all members on the website soon after each meeting. For the next meeting:
Owing to the spread of the coronavirus and in order to reduce the risk of transmission, we have decided to postpone the meeting that was due to take place on 18th March.
This will now take place at BPP’s Waterloo venue on 15th July. Further details will be circulated in due course
Barriers to Justice The Speakers will be Liz Davies of Garden Court Chambers, Will Ford of Osbornes Solicitors and Izzy Koksal of Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth. Venue: BPP Law School, 137 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NN Start time: 18.30 with AGM at...read more
Eligibility and Migrants' Access to Housing The Speakers will be Adrian Berry, Garden Court Chambers and Lou Crisfield, Miles and Partners LLP. The Location of the Meeting will be BPP Law School, Lecture Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, 68-70 Red Lion Street, London, WC1R...read more
On 18 March 2020 under a press release headline “Complete ban on eviction and additional protection for renters” Housing Minister Robert Jenrick said: “The government is clear – no renter who has lost income due to coronavirus will be forced out of their home, nor...read more
HLPA welcomes the announcement from the MoJ today that new evictions and new possession proceedings are to be halted during the crisis. However more needs to be done to protect our members and our clients. HLPA members are contracted to deliver advice and...read more
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