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Training: 4400 - Introduction to Housing Associations

October 20, 2021 @ 9:15am 2 x 3.5 hour sessions Online
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This course is run over 2 sessions - part 2 will be held on 21/10 from 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 de-mystifying 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

Our Governance 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, with an expert knowledge of governance.