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Allocations age group change will help to sustain tenancies and communities
24 Apr 14 - Scottish Federation of Housing Associations | Scotland
In response to opposition to the proposal in the Housing (Scotland) Bill which would see age considered when allocating a tenancy, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) said that the rule change would enable social landlords to make sensible allocations and help to sustain tenancies and communities.

Councils' procurement improves but room for better value from £5.4 billion spend
24 Apr 14 - Audit Scotland | Scotland
Councils have improved how they manage procurement but they can achieve further benefits and savings, says the Accounts Commission.

Live tables on housing market and house prices: updated
24 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Tables 544, 576 to 578 and 581 to 588 were updated on 24 April 2014. Further updates are planned. New charts 575 and 576 provide maps of lower quartile and median house price affordability ratios.

Learning for care homes from alternative residential care settings
23 Apr 14 - Joseph Rowntree Foundation | All
This review explores the learning from delivery of care in residential services for children and young people, residential services and supported housing for people with learning disabilities and hospice care, and considers how this can be applied in care homes for older people.

UK Government unveils eight major new renewables projects
23 Apr 14 - Department of Energy and Climate Change | All
Eight major renewable electricity projects are unveiled as part of the government’s electricity reforms. The projects have been offered under Contracts for Difference (CfD), which form part of Government’s Electricity Market Reform programme.

Fuel poor households to suffer
23 Apr 14 - Scottish Government | Scotland
Scotland’s most vulnerable households are to be hit hardest by the UK Government’s proposed changes to Energy Company Obligation (ECO). The UK Government’s own analysis states that spending by energy companies under the ECO is expected to be cut by around £500 million a year across Great Britain. This would mean a reduction of around £50 million a year in Scotland based on our population.

Bidding opens for £50m of capital finance to support the delivery of large housing sites
23 Apr 14 - Homes and Communities Agency | England
As part of Autumn Statement 2013 the Chancellor announced that £50m of the Local Growth Fund would go towards unlocking housing developments ranging from 250-1499 units. The HCA is running an open competition for the fund, for which investments will be made in 2015/16. Bidding formally opened on 23 April 2013.

Public Sector Finances, March 2014: statistical bulletin
23 Apr 14 - Office for National Statistics | All
This is the first provisional estimate of the complete financial year 2013/14, this will be revised as more data becomes available.

Local Growth Fund (Housing Infrastructure): prospectus
23 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
This prospectus sets out the detail on how to access the £50 million part of the Local Growth Fund in 2015 to 2016. The Fund is designed to help speed up and restart housing developments between 250 and 1499 units that have slowed down or stalled. It aims to support housing schemes which are important for local growth and meet local priorities. Expressions of Interest are to be submitted by noon on 30 May 2014 to the Homes and Communities Agency.

Scottish social housing renewables map
23 Apr 14 - Scottish Federation of Housing Associations | Scotland
The SFHA's renewables map provides an opportunity for housing associations to identify, get in touch with and learn from other social housing providers that have undertaken similar projects.

Annual report 2013 - message to members
23 Apr 14 - Chartered Institute of Housing | England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Wales
CIH has published its annual report for 2013 ahead of its Annual General Meeting in May.

New £2m fund to help older people stay healthy next winter
23 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
The new funding will help community and volunteer-led projects provide extra support to older people next winter.

Multiple Cuts For The Poorest Families
22 Apr 14 - Oxfam | All
The report warns that wide-ranging cuts are changing the shape of welfare support at a time when rising prices are making it harder for families to make ends meet. As a result, job seekers, carers, single parents or those with a disability or illness who are unable to work are being pushed deeper into poverty.

Working together - lenders and intermediaries
22 Apr 14 - Council of Mortgage Lenders | All
An updated industry guide for lenders and intermediaries regarding mortgage sales and servicing - Working Together - was jointly published today by the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries (AMI), the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) and the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA). The update brings greater clarity and transparency on how lenders and intermediaries work together on mortgage sales and administration once the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) rules are implemented on 26 April 2014.

Your Federation: What we do and who we are
22 Apr 14 - National Housing Federation | England
This is a useful guide for National Housing Federation members providing information about everything we do and useful contacts who can give more support and advice.

Family justice reforms to benefit children
22 Apr 14 - Ministry of Justice | England, Wales
The largest family justice reforms for a generation came into effect on 22 April 2014. The changes come as the new single Family Court becomes a reality and most of the family justice provisions from the Children and Families Act are implemented.

Jumping the shark: Building institutions to spread access to affordable credit
21 Apr 14 - Institute for Public Policy Research | All
This report sets out a comprehensive strategy for ending the ‘poverty premium’ faced by many consumers who have no alternative to borrowing from payday lenders.

Providing social housing for local people: consultation outcome
17 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
In October 2013, the government consulted on proposals to issue new statutory guidance for local authorities to assist them to use the flexibilities in the Localism Act 2011 to meet the needs of local residents and local communities; and to encourage them to be open and transparent about who is applying for and being allocated social housing in their local area. These documents set out the responses received to consultation and provide an equality analysis of the final guidance.

Census suggests 1.1 million households in England and Wales were overcrowded
17 Apr 14 - Office for National Statistics | England, Wales
This analysis by ONS looks into the occupancy ratings of different household types in England and Wales. The 2011 Census was the first census that collected occupancy ratings for bedrooms. The analysis revealed that out of 23.4 million households in England and Wales in 2011, 1.1 million (4.5%) were overcrowded and overcrowding was most likely to occur in socially rented (8.7%) and privately rented households (8.6%), compared with owner occupied (2.3%).

The work of the Housing Ombudsman: oral and written evidence
17 Apr 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
Evidence received by the Communities and Local Government Committee on the work of the Housing Ombudsman Service.

Changes to ECO could have serious implications for tackling fuel poverty
17 Apr 14 - Scottish Federation of Housing Associations | Scotland
Commenting after submitting its response to the UK Government’s consultation on the proposed changes to the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said that the changes - which would see the Government relaxing the commitment that at present ensures companies deliver energy efficiency measures to domestic energy users – could have serious implications for the funding of schemes that tackle fuel poverty.

£4 million boost for home energy efficiency
17 Apr 14 - Scottish Government | Scotland
A further £4 million for the Home Renewables Loan Scheme to help householders cut their energy bills was announced by First Minister Alex Salmond. The scheme gives individuals access to interest free loans of up to £10,000 for a range of renewable heat and electricity home technologies.

Edible Estates
17 Apr 14 - Neighbourhoods Green | All
A good practice guide to food growing for social landlords developed by Neighbourhoods Green, Capital Growth, Planning Aid for London and half a dozen social landlords. The guide aims to share learning and good practice from communities and social landlords who have been involved in food growing initiatives on social housing owned land.

Community Housing Cymru responds to UK Government ECO Consultation
16 Apr 14 - Community Housing Cymru Group | Wales
'CHC are disappointed and concerned about the changes being considered in the consultation to ECO, the UK Government’s main energy efficiency programme.'

New support to give homeless people ‘basic building blocks’ for work
16 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
News of a pilot scheme to give the most vulnerable homeless people the right skills and training to get into work.

Pay, conditions and care quality in residential, nursing and domiciliary services
16 Apr 14 - Joseph Rowntree Foundation | All
This Round-up examines the relationship between pay and conditions for workers in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services and the quality of care experienced by people using the service.

Housing ex-offenders (England) - Commons Library Standard Note
16 Apr 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
This note outlines the duties of local authorities in relation to the housing of ex-offenders and includes reference to established good practice in this area.

Energy Company Obligation (ECO) Consultation - Federation response
16 Apr 14 - National Housing Federation | England
Read the Federation’s response to the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) consultation.

Garden Cities - Commons Library Standard Note
16 Apr 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
This House of Commons library note provides an overview of the Garden Cities movement and its recent interest.

How to tackle child poverty
16 Apr 14 - Chartered Institute of Housing | All
This ‘How to’ briefing will look at different ways in which housing can support better life chances for children and families.

National Review of Commissioning for Social Services in Wales 2014
16 Apr 14 - Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales | Wales
The review found that local authorities and health boards need to make major changes to the way they plan and commission services for people with dementia. The review took place between July 2013 and January 2014, looked at how well local authorities were implementing the statutory guidance on commissioning published by the Welsh Government in 2010.

Planning changes could mean fewer affordable homes
16 Apr 14 - Shelter Scotland | Scotland
Changes to the wording in the latest draft of the Scottish Planning Policy – to be finalised in June 2014 – could lead to a drop in the number of affordable homes being delivered at a time when there is a desperate shortage of such homes.

Response to publication of House Price Index
15 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Housing Minister Kris Hopkins has responded to the release of House Price Index figures by the Office for National Statistics.

House Price Index, February 2014
15 Apr 14 - Office for National Statistics | All
Finds that 'UK house prices increased by 9.1% in the year to February 2014, up from 6.8% in the year to January 2014'.

Stronger protections for tenants and leaseholders
15 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
All letting and property management agents will be required to join an approved 'redress scheme' later this year.

Minister calls for advice services to apply for funding as impact of welfare changes hit communities
15 Apr 14 - Welsh Government | Wales
News article: organisations providing free advice services are being invited to apply for a share of £1 million Welsh Government funding, Communities and Tackling Poverty Minister, Jeff Cuthbert has announced.

Over £25 million paid out to support housing costs for those in financial hardship
15 Apr 14 - Scottish Government | Scotland
News article: in the eleven months from April 2013 to February 2014, Local Authorities in Scotland have made just over 70,000 awards under the Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP) scheme, with a total value of over £25 million.

Scottish Welfare Fund helps over 56,000 households
15 Apr 14 - Scottish Government | Scotland
News article: over 56,000 households have been helped by the Scottish Welfare Fund, during its first nine months of operation.

SFHA comments on latest Scottish Government welfare reform mitigation statistics
15 Apr 14 - Scottish Federation of Housing Associations | Scotland
News article: statistics published by the Scottish Government show that in the eleven months from April 2013 to February 2014, local authorities in Scotland made just over 70,000 awards under the Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP) scheme, with a total value of over £25 million.

English housing survey: changes to survey form and questionnaire for survey year 2014 to 2015
15 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Changes to the physical survey and household questionnaire of the English housing survey.

Generation Rent: perceptions of the first-time buyer market
15 Apr 14 - National Centre for Social Research | All
This report presents key findings from Halifax’s fourth annual research into perceptions of the first-time buyers' market. The first report in 2011 led to the identification of ‘Generation Rent’ – a generation with no realistic prospect of owning their own home in the next five years.

Almost four million families could be just one paycheque away from losing their home
14 Apr 14 - Shelter | All
Millions of working families in the UK could not pay their rent or mortgage for more than a month if they lost their job, according to new figures from Shelter.

Millions of private renters putting up with substandard homes
14 Apr 14 - Chartered Institute of Housing | All
News article: A third of private rented homes in England are failing decency standards according to 'The UK Housing Review 2014'.

Digital Inclusion Strategy: helping everyone to get online
14 Apr 14 - Cabinet Office | All
The Cabinet Office has launched a strategy and a Digital Inclusion Charter to help more people get online.

123 communities to take control of neighbourhood schemes
14 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
'Communities taking control of neighbourhood schemes to boost employment, combat crime and improve the health of residents.'

The ups and downs of housing in Northern Ireland
14 Apr 14 - Chartered Institute of Housing in Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland
CIH policy adviser John Perry explores the Northern Ireland trends highlighted in the UK Housing Review 2014, including a drop in social housing investment.

Bidding opens for Large Sites Infrastructure Programme
14 Apr 14 - Homes and Communities Agency | England
The Large Sites Infrastructure Programme will provide a package of support to bring forward large scale housing development.

Locally-led garden cities: prospectus
14 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Prospectus inviting local authorities to put forward ideas for how they wish to develop garden cities, how they wish to make use of the existing central government funding and support, and what other freedoms, flexibilities and support they need to make new garden cities a reality

Large sites infrastructure programme: prospectus
14 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Prospectus setting out what support is available to help accelerate and unlock housing developments of at least 1,500 housing units that have slowed down or stalled completely and how to access it

Proposals concerning the publication of Sustainable Development Indicators statistical outputs
14 Apr 14 - Welsh Government | Wales
The Sustainable Development Indicators for Wales are used to measure progress made on key issues and priority areas outlined in the Welsh Government’s statutory Sustainable Development scheme ‘One Wales: One Planet’. The purpose of this consultation is to seek users’ views on proposals to change the statistical outputs. Please submit your comments by 04 July 2014.

Impact of Welfare Reform on rent arrears: research report 3
11 Apr 14 - Scottish Housing Regulator | Scotland
Findings of the third phase of research into the early impact of Welfare Reform on Scottish social landlords.

Costs soar for first time buyers
11 Apr 14 - Chartered Institute of Housing | All
House prices paid by first-time buyers across the UK have soared by more than 200 per cent since 2001, according to a new report.

Help for those in food poverty
11 Apr 14 - Scottish Government | Scotland
News article: people who have to access Scotland’s foodbanks will receive help through a support package of £1 million over the next two years, the Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed.

Completing local authority housing statistics 2013 to 2014: guidance notes
10 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Guidance notes and form for completing the 2013 to 2014 local authority housing statistics.

Long-term focus crucial to solving housing crisis in Northern Ireland
10 Apr 14 - Chartered Institute of Housing in Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland
Politicians must take a longer term view of housing if they want to make a real difference to the number of homes being built, according to Chartered Institute of Housing chief executive Grainia Long.

New regulations on housing benefit for refuge residents
10 Apr 14 - Welsh Women's Aid | Wales
Changes to Housing Benefit rules for refuge residents (previously defined as 'exempt accommodation') have been published.

South East housing crisis reaches breaking point
10 Apr 14 - National Housing Federation | England
The housing shortage in the South East is pushing house prices and private rents out of reach for local workers, according to a report - with the crisis set to get even worse by 2020.

Further regeneration funding announced for deprived areas
10 Apr 14 - Welsh Government | Wales
News article: the Minister for Housing and Regeneration, Carl Sargeant has announced a further £2 million of funding to help regenerate some of the most deprived areas in Wales.

The impact of welfare reform on social landlords and tenants
09 Apr 14 - Joseph Rowntree Foundation | England, Wales
This research explores how cuts to welfare spending are affecting social housing tenants and landlords.

Universal Credit implementation: monitoring DWP's performance in 2012-13
09 Apr 14 - Department for Work and Pensions | England, Scotland, Wales
An assessment of what are seen as the most important issues for the future development of Universal Credit: the extent to which DWP has learned lessons from the past mistakes, and what the prospects are for the revised development plans being effective.

Housing benefit size criteria: impacts for social sector tenants and options for reform
09 Apr 14 - Joseph Rowntree Foundation | England, Wales
This study looks at a wide range of impacts arisings from the so-called 'bedroom tax'.

CIH members vote for new Vice President
09 Apr 14 - Chartered Institute of Housing | England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Chartered Institute of Housing members have elected Geraldine Howley as the organisation’s new Vice President.

Tenants and landlords need clear advice on bedroom tax payment, says CIH Scotland
09 Apr 14 - Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland | Scotland
Whilst the Scottish Government has gone a long way to cover the cost of the bedroom tax in 2014/15, it has not given tenants and landlords clear advice about whether or not the liability should be paid, according to CIH Scotland.

Lyons Review - Federation submission
09 Apr 14 - National Housing Federation | England
Read the Federation’s submission to the Lyons Review, an independent housing review set up to develop a ‘road map’ to deliver Labour’s intention to build 200,000 homes per year by the end of the next parliament.

Planning for Housing - Commons Library Note
09 Apr 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
Looks at a range of issues involving building enough homes to meet the needs of a growing and ageing population.

Ministers call for Exemptions for Disabled Tenants with Adapted Homes
09 Apr 14 - Welsh Government | Wales
Five Welsh Government Ministers joined together today to call on Lord Freud to exempt disabled tenants who have had adaptations undertaken to their homes from the housing benefit changes introduced by the UK Government.

London Housing Bank
09 Apr 14 - Greater London Authority | England
The Mayor of London expressed his interest in developing a London Housing Bank in his draft housing strategy, published in November 2013. The aim of the London Housing Bank is to accelerate the pace of development and generate additional housing supply, particularly on large, multi-phased sites. The GLA has now published a discussion paper on the London Housing Bank seeking views on key elements of the proposal.

Service charges and Universal Credit
08 Apr 14 - National Housing Federation | All
This note provides some brief information for Federation members on service charges and changes with the introduction of Universal Credit.

Minister impressed by housing projects
08 Apr 14 - Welsh Government | Wales
News article: Minister for Housing, Carl Sargeant is visiting a number of housing projects across mid and south Wales in order to see the difference that the Welsh Government is making to people.

Assessing the consequences of welfare reform
08 Apr 14 - Greater London Authority | England
This London Assembly Housing Committee’s report has found that the majority of landlords, and particularly buy-to-let landlords, are concerned about the benefit cap and other welfare reforms, and were cautious about letting to housing benefit claimants as a result.

Welsh Government and Community Housing Cymru launch Housing Supply Pact
08 Apr 14 - Community Housing Cymru Group | Wales
News article: the Welsh Government and Community Housing Cymru have joined together to launch a Housing Supply Delivery pact to deliver 10,000 affordable homes during this term of Government.

Empty homes reach 10-year low
08 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Figures show that numbers of empty homes in England have fallen to a 10-year low.

Stock transfer deal could mean £30 million in social home investment
08 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Gloucester social housing residents could benefit from £30 million investment to improve their homes.

Troubled Families programme: progress by 31 December 2013
08 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Figures provided by local authorities to capture the progress they have made in delivering the Troubled Families programme.

Food bank provision & welfare reform in the UK
08 Apr 14 - Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute | All
This report is focused on the impact of recent welfare reform in the UK on driving need for food bank provision. It is based on research conducted as part of a three-year study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), into the growth of nationally co-ordinated or facilitated emergency food provision in the UK. This analysis is relevant to developing an understanding of the evolving boundaries of responsibility for welfare provision between state and civil society.

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2014
08 Apr 14 - legislation.gov.uk | England, Wales
This Order brings into force various provisions of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. The provisions of the 2014 Act set out in the Schedule come into force on 13th May 2014. These include provisions relating to discretionary grounds for ordering possession of secure and assured tenancies (section 99); provision relating to community remedies (section 101); provisions relating to the response to complaints about anti-social behaviour (sections 104, 105 and Schedule 4); and provisions relating to dangerous dogs (sections 106 and 107).

Local Growth Fund: housing revenue account borrowing programme (2015 to 2016 and 2016 to 2017)
07 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Details of how local authorities can bid for additional borrowing for new affordable housing.

Government closes the net on tenancy cheats
07 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
News article: over £35 million is available to improve councils’ ability to identify and deal with social housing fraud.

Extra borrowing powers for councils to build 10,000 affordable homes
07 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
News article: new borrowing powers will enable councils to build up to 10,000 affordable homes, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles and Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander announced.

General consents for privately let housing
07 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Situations where the Secretary of State's consent is not required for councils to provide financial support for privately let housing.

HB Circular A10/2014: Discretionary Housing Payment guidance 2014
07 Apr 14 - Department for Work and Pensions | All
An aid to help local authorities in implementing and managing local DHP schemes.

£6 billion cut from welfare budget
07 Apr 14 - Scottish Government | Scotland
News article: a report finds that reforms to the welfare system could see Scottish welfare spending reduced by around £6 billion over the six years to 2015-16.

"'Black-hole' of universal credit should be stopped in Wales"
07 Apr 14 - Welsh Government | Wales
The Welsh Government is calling for Westminster to rethink its controversial new welfare benefit before rolling it out further across the country...

A robust year of delivery for the HCA
07 Apr 14 - Homes and Communities Agency | England
News article: the Homes and Communities Agency, working with local authorities, developers and registered providers, has reported another strong year of delivery in 2013/14.

How do we build 200,000 homes a year?
07 Apr 14 - Chartered Institute of Housing | England
The CIH has commissioned a series of leading commentators to give their views on the key issues facing housing over the next five years. In this fifth essay, CIH chief executive Grainia Long asks how we can build 200,000 homes a year in England – the target set by Labour if it wins the General Election.

East Midlands housing crisis reaches breaking point
04 Apr 14 - National Housing Federation | England
The East Midlands was one of the English regions with the lowest number of new homes built during 2012/13, and less than half (49%) of the new homes needed each year are currently being built.

Programmes to help families facing multiple challenges
04 Apr 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
The Public Accounts Committee has published a report into the programmes that are helping families facing multiple challenges. The Committee found that the Government may miss its troubled families targets unless successful delivery speeds up.

500 homes will be built to rent
04 Apr 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
News article: Kris Hopkins welcomes deal that will get nearly 500 homes built specifically for private rent.

Creative use of NHS Estate
04 Apr 14 - National Housing Federation | England
Explores how housing associations can help the NHS to use its estate to improve health outcomes and to create an alternative revenue stream.

Quality governance for housing associations
04 Apr 14 - National Housing Federation | England
This briefing explains the key elements of good quality assurance.

Housing market in Yorkshire and Humber reaches breaking point
03 Apr 14 - National Housing Federation | England
Home ownership is distant dream for region’s ‘Generation Rent’, says report.

New definition for specified accommodation
03 Apr 14 - National Housing Federation | England
Briefing to explain the definition of and new regulations.

Vulnerable people suffering as a result of housing welfare reforms
02 Apr 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England, Scotland, Wales
A report published by the Work and Pensions Committee finds that the 'bedroom tax' is causing financial hardship to vulnerable people who were not the intended targets of the reforms, and who are unlikely to be able to change their circumstances in response.

YBAC petition calls on DWP to fund welfare reform communication campaign
02 Apr 14 - Community Housing Cymru Group | Wales
News article: the Your Benefits are Changing campaign has set up a petition to call on the DWP to fund a national communication campaign to raise awareness about welfare reform.

Commission's new programme of work focuses on protecting people most at risk
02 Apr 14 - Equality and Human Rights Commission | England, Scotland, Wales
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has set out a programme of work to tackle entrenched inequalities and protect the human rights of everyone in Britain, including people in some of the most vulnerable situations across England, Scotland and Wales.

Legislation changes will improve housing in Wales
02 Apr 14 - Welsh Local Government Association | Wales
News article: changes to housing legislation proposed by the Welsh Government have been welcomed by the WLGA as an opportunity to improve access to good quality homes in Wales.

National Assembly agrees appointment of new Public Services Ombudsman
02 Apr 14 - National Assembly for Wales | Wales
The National Assembly for Wales has approved the appointment of Nick Bennett as Wales’s Public Service Ombudsman.

New Toolkit to streamline housing adaptations process
02 Apr 14 - Northern Ireland Housing Executive | Northern Ireland
Health Minister Edwin Poots and Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland have endorsed a new housing adaptations toolkit. The document will help disabled and older people visualise and discuss proposed housing adaptations.

Loan Portfolio System - User Guide 2014
02 Apr 14 - Scottish Housing Regulator | Scotland
The Loan Portfolio (LP) System is used to collect information from Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) about their borrowings and other funding arrangements they have in place.

Right Time Right Place - Engaging with the Private Rented Sector
02 Apr 14 - National Federation of ALMOs | England
This Briefing is intended to help landlords understand the context for work in the private rented sector, ensuring they are up to date with recent developments and government policy, and provide ideas and examples of how landlord's might engage, or extend their involvement with the sector. It also provides useful links to further sources of information.

 

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