Helping tenants with damp and mouldy housing (England)


The House of Commons Library has produced a new guide for MPs and their staff to help them to assist their constituents: ‘A short guide to tenants’ rights when living in damp and mouldy homes and Government action to address this issue.’

You can find the new House of Commons Library guide here:

Law Training Sessions from the Learning and Development Team


The Learning and Development has arranged some new law training sessions in March.  Please book yourself onto them using the intranet links below.

Introduction to housing law: Homelessness

Introduction to housing law: Security of tenure

Introduction to housing law: Social housing

Introduction to housing law: Disrepair

The Law and Special Educational Needs

Introduction to Anti-Social Behaviour and the Law


Places still available for February.

Universal Credit Overview

Office Manager- Getting started


Please note that the waiting list function is not available at the moment, therefore, please go to the Act pages regularly to check the availabilities.  Please also note that these courses may be arranged in the future but we do not have the dates yet.

POSTnote – Migrants and Housing


The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology has recently published the following POSTnote:

Migrants and Housing

Migration is often cited in public debate as a significant factor in the demand for UK housing.  This POSTnote provides an overview of available research on migrants and housing.  It examines definitions and data sources on migration and its implications.  It also outlines the possible impact of migrants on housing, including variation by tenure type, migrant characteristics and region.  Finally, it considers the impact of housing on migrants and local communities.

You can find other POSTnotes here: