Mercy Law Resource Centre: Training on Homelessness and Housing Law – 14 October

Date:      Monday, 14 October 2019
Time:     9.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
Venue:   Wisdom Centre, Sophia Housing Complex, 25 Cork Street, Dublin 8
Cost:      €110 per person

MLRC is delighted to announce that we will be running a training session on homelessness and housing law and related social welfare law, for individuals working or volunteering in the field of housing and homelessness. This training is delivered by one of the MLRC solicitors. 

If you are interested in booking a place(s) for this training please contact 
Shauna Curran, MLRC Administrator, Mercy Law Resource Centre, on
01 4537459 or email by 5 p.m. on 4 October 2019.

Early booking is advised as spaces are limited and usually in high demand.

Training outline
Introduction to MLRC
Casework undertaken by MLRC
Background legal principles:

  • Freedom of information
  • Data protection
  • Legal aid
  • Fair procedures
  • European Convention on Human Rights

Overview of housing law including a review of the law re:

  • The housing list and priority on the housing list
  • Homelessness
  • Rent
  • HAP
  • Standards of housing and the duty of maintenance
  • Anti-social behaviour and estate management
  • Evictions
  • Equality



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