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Housing Rights have asked us to spread the word about their upcoming Private Rented Sector Conference…

Housing Rights’ annual private rented sector conference will be held on Wednesday 20th November, in the Skainos Centre, Belfast.

With the role of the sector taking on increasing importance in meeting housing need, this year’s conference has a bumper programme and will unpack key issues including:

  • The impact of Brexit on the PRS
  • Dispute resolution, including the role for mediation
  • Improving regulation and enforcement with a focus on the emergence of Air BnB and an update on the new HMO regime
  • Learning from landlords and tenants including a focus on the experiences of older tenants, the views of private landlords and the work to involve tenants in policy decisions
  • Looking ahead to how the sector can meet the challenges presented by welfare reform
  • A host of expert speakers will join us to look at best practice and what we can learn from other jurisdictions

Confirmed speakers to date include:

Jordan Buchanan, Property Pal
Susan Aktemel, Homes for Good
Dr Jennifer Harris, University of Bristol
Dr Kim McKee, University of Stirling
Dr Steve Rolfe, University of Stirling
Dr Lorcan Sirr, Technological University Dublin
Kevin Bloomfield, Belfast City Council
Karly Greene, NIHE
Residential Tenancies Board Ireland

Costs from £125-£150

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