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Training : 2405 — Introduction to Housing Associations - 2405

January 11, 2024 @ 1:00pm
Training 2 half days Online
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This course is comprised of 2 half-day sessions. Part 1 will be held on Thursday 11 January 2024 (1 - 4.30pm) and Part 2 will be held on Friday 12 January 2024 (9.30am - 1pm).

Who is this for?

Staff and committee members who have recently joined a housing association and/or people from other organisations who wish to have an understanding of how housing associations work. This is a basic course and assumes little prior knowledge of Housing Associations.

Why should you attend?

Staff or committee members who have recently joined a housing association can find the wide range of policies, regulations and jargon a minefield. This course will help to simplify the role of and activities carried out by housing associations, as well as demystifying some of the jargon.

Course overview

This course aims to provide participants with a wider understanding of the role housing associations play in providing social housing in Wales.

By the end of the course participants will have:

  • Examined the importance of involving tenants in the provision of social housing

  • Identified the key financial and legal issues facing housing associations

  • Discussed the history and governance of housing associations

About the trainer

Deborah Walthorne is a highly respected trainer and consultant with a long and successful track record of offering first-class, practical advice and support. Deborah has been an associate trainer and consultant with Community Housing Cymru for over 15 years.