MLRC Training in Housing Law, Letterkenny, 24 February 2020


MLRC is happy to be in a position to provide our usual training in housing law to organisations and individuals in the Donegal region.

This training is aimed at staff and volunteers of organisations working in the field of housing and homelessness or whose clients’ issues include that of housing or risk of homelessness. Places are limited and are on a first come basis and it is advisable to book early. To book your place or for further information, please email events@mercylaw.ie.

Mercy Law Resource Centre’s Training in Housing Law

Date: Monday, 24th February 2020

Venue: Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Time: 9.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m., with trainer available for specific questions at the end

Cost: €110 per person

Trainer: MLRC Managing Solicitor, Rebecca Keatinge

This training counts towards CPD points.

Participants will be provided with the full MLRC training manual.

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

Places are limited and are on a first come basis. To book your place please email events@mercylaw.ie

Invoices will be issued prior to the training date

Feedback on previous Housing Law Training Sessions: 

“It was excellent, inclusive and interesting – excellent use of materials”

Very informative and easy to understand; Very relevant to issues arising with clients in my day to day work

“Very impressed by trainer making time to answer individual participants queries on cases even though there was so much material to cover”

“Thank you, I feel much more equipped for my role”

“Rebecca was an excellent trainer, very knowledgeable, easy to listen to and answers all queries and questions”

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