Eviction â€˜awareness training' by one social landlord
One social landlord is offering tenants who are facing eviction the opportunity to attend a ‘tenancy awareness’ course.
Red Kite Community Housing is giving tenants who have been served with a notice of seeking possession and who are not acting in line with their tenancy the opportunity to take part in a two-hour course instead, reports 24dash.
The social landlord provides 6,700 homes and believes it is best that tenants get a second chance, rather than having them evicted from their homes.
The course will see tenants reminded of their tenancy conditions and told what is expected of them as tenants, and in return what they can expect from Red Kite.
Anti-social behaviour manager Adam Rigg said: “By giving them the option of attending a two-hour course, rather than moving ahead with possession proceedings (e.g. because of anti-social behaviour or rent arrears), they can avoid legal action and get that second chance they often need.”
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