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Training on offer in fundamentals of housing law
Homelessness in Dublin city centre Pic: RollingNews.ie

11 Jul 2022 / ireland Print

Training on offer in housing law fundamentals

Mercy Law is running its ‘Fundamentals of Housing Law’ training at 10am on 6 September.

This will be a 2.5-hour virtual session.  

Topics will include:

  • Background legal principles: tools to get information, and avenues of referral for legal support with housing matters,
  • Fair procedures: overview of relevant human-rights law and fair-procedures principles,
  • Access to social housing: overview of legal framework concerning access to social housing, and common legal issues arising in practice,
  • Emergency homeless accommodation: overview of legal framework and common legal issues arising in practice,
  • HAP and homeless HAP: brief overview of legal framework.

The cost is €95 per participant.  Email events@mercylaw.ie to sign up.


Mercy Law can also deliver customised training tailored to the needs of groups such as approved housing bodies, domestic-violence services, citizen’s information services, law firm pro bono teams and frontline homeless service providers. 

For more information on training contact events@mercylaw.ie.

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