RICS seminar: Private Sector Residential Tenancies Update

Organiser: RICS North West
Location: Marriott Renaissance Hotel, Manchester
Phone: 01925 853844

This seminar aims to keep property professionals up to date with the case law regarding private sector residential tenancies.

The speaker will be Richard Smith, Sheffield Hallam, who will cover the following topics:

  • Assured and assured shorthold tenancies
    Creation of tenancies
    Rent review provisions, determining market rents
    Rent arrears
    Conversion of Protected Shortholds into Assured Shortholds
    The tenancy deposit scheme and penalties
    The statutory periodic tenancy
    Termination of shorthold tenancies
    Repairing obligations
  • Long residential leases
    Leasehold reform: enfranchisement, lease extensions, abolition of residential test, meaning of house, etc.
    Expiry of long leases
    Service charges

Members £66.70 (inc VAT), non-members (£75.90 inc VAT)


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