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:
The Private Sector and Defences to Possession Claims
The speakers will be Sarah Steinhardt, Doughty Street Chambers and Deirdre Forster, Anthony Gold Solicitors
Please note that the meeting will take place from 18.30 to 21.00 (to included the AGM from 18.30-19.00). The location for this meeting is:
BPP Law School, Lecture Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, 68-70 Red Lion Street, London, WC1R 4NY
Members are invited to attend a meeting this Wednesday 9th January calling evidence on the proposed new Housing Court. The meeting will take place from 6.30pm onwards at Doughty Street Chambers. If members would prefer to make their points in writing, they may do so...read more
The 2018 HLPA Conference is now open for booking and it will take place once more at The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists at 27 Sussex Place, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4RG, on 12th December 2018. The conference is open to members and non-members alike...read more
The Private Sector and Defences to Possession Claims The speakers will be Sarah Steinhardt, Doughty Street Chambers and Deirdre Forster, Anthony Gold Solicitors Please note that the meeting will take place from 18.30 to 21.00 (to included the AGM from 18.30-19.00)....read more
HLPA has now submitted its Response to the Consultation on the proposed new Housing Court and it can be read below. The Executive Committee would also like to thank members who attended the meeting on 9th January and who contributed to this Response. Considering the...read more
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