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Briefings

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21 November 2013

HBnews - November 2013 edition

Housing Benefit Newsletter by Sue Beasor

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14 November 2013

Housing law 4: update, news and leasehold

Network briefing by Tim Horsley

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07 November 2013

Lettings, affordable rents and flexible tenancies – update for 2012/13

Network briefing by Wendy Murphy

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31 October 2013

Managing choice-based lettings systems in light of recent developments

Network briefing by Emma Lindley

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03 October 2013

Small housing associations: mergers and acquisitions

Network briefing by Charlie Hughes

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26 September 2013

Housing law update 3: September 2013 – homelessness and allocations

Network briefing by Tim Horsley

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05 September 2013

Customer satisfaction, performance management and smaller housing associations

Network briefing by Wendy Murphy

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22 August 2013

Equality and diversity – some lessons from Wales

Network briefing by Joanna Jeffery and Richard Seager

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16 August 2013

HBnews - August 2013 edition

Housing Benefit Newsletter by Sue Beasor

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15 August 2013

Anti-social behaviour update 2013

Network briefing by Tim Horsley

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08 August 2013

HQN annual conference: getting the best from the private rented sector

Network briefing by Janis Bright

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18 July 2013

Housing law update 2: summer 2013

Network briefing by Tim Horsley

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11 July 2013

Partnership working for smaller landlords

Network briefing by Charlie Hughes

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04 July 2013

The spending review and related announcements

Network briefing by Alistair McIntosh, Janis Bright and Ian Parker

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13 June 2013

Preview: the government spending round

Network briefing by Mark Smulian

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06 June 2013

Welfare reform and housing: the HQN survey - part two

Network briefing by Lydia Dlaboha

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16 May 2013

Universal Credit – service charges

Network briefing by Ian Parker

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09 May 2013

Right to Buy: Back in fashion?

Network briefing by Neil Merrick

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25 April 2013

Universal Credit

Network briefing by Sue Beasor

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11 April 2013

Housing demand and supply: are we building enough homes?

Network briefing by Roger Jarman

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04 April 2013

Supporting customers of temporary and supported accommodation through welfare reform

Network briefing by Lesley Healey

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28 March 2013

The impact of welfare reform on tenants and providers of supported and temporary housing

Complimentary NeighbourhoodNet briefing by Lesley Healey

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21 March 2013

The private rented sector: how effectively is it regulated?

Network briefing by Roger Jarman

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07 March 2013

Left hand, right hand: housing regulation cultures in England and Scotland

Network briefing by Janis Bright

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28 February 2013

Transparency and freedom of information for housing associations

Network briefing by Julian Dobson

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21 February 2013

HBnews - February 2013 edition

Housing Benefit Newsletter by Sue Beasor

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07 February 2013

The 2011 Census and the social housing sector

Network briefing by Roger Jarman

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31 January 2013

Welfare reform and housing: the HQN survey

Network briefing by Chloe Fletcher

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24 January 2013

Options for dealing with hard-to-let properties

Network briefing by Wendy Murphy

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10 January 2013

The Housing Benefit size criteria restrictions for working age claimants in the social rented sector

Network briefing by Sue Beasor

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13 December 2012

The benefit cap

Network briefing by Sue Beasor

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22 November 2012

Cashback: an update on the DIY repairs scheme for tenants

Network briefing by Mark Smulian

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15 November 2012

HBnews - November 2012 edition

Housing Benefit Newsletter by Sue Beasor

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25 October 2012

Regeneration and housing: ways forward in difficult times

Network briefing by Charlie Hughes

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11 October 2012

Housing Benefit changes: the impact on landlords

Network briefing by Doug Edmonds

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27 September 2012

Does it all add up? Official data on housing services in the New Era

Network briefing by Roger Jarman

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17 May 2012

Fixed term tenancies - issues for English landlords

Network briefing by Neil Merrick

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10 May 2012

The Welfare Reform Act - are you ready?

Complimentary RIEN briefing by Rob Emery

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04 May 2012

HBnews - May 2012 edition

Housing Benefit Newsletter by Sue Beasor

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27 April 2012

What should we be learning from Ombudsman reports?

Network briefing by Robert Brewer

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29 March 2012

The comprehensive guide to the Welfare Reform Act 2012

Network briefing by Sue Beasor

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22 March 2012

Housing and the Budget

Network briefing by Neil Merrick

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15 March 2012

Development for registered providers - some current issues

Network briefing by Peter Atkinson

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08 March 2012

Tenancy fraud: should it be a criminal offence?

Network briefing by Roger Jarman

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19 January 2012

The return of Right to Buy

Network briefing by Neil Merrick

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24 November 2011

Laying the Foundations: A Housing Strategy for England

Network briefing by Janis Bright

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24 May 2011

HCA toolkits to tackle empty homes

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22 December 2009

Tackling unlawful subletting and other tenancy fraud

Network briefing by Neil Merrick

News

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26 November 2012

Funding boost will help "stop the rot" of empty homes

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18 June 2012

Grant Shapps backs Bill to criminalize tenancy fraud

Tenancy cheats to "feel the full force of the law"

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11 April 2012

George Clarke appointed empty homes adviser

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07 March 2012

New £5m 'payment by results' deal to get rough sleepers off London's streets

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05 March 2012

Andrew Stunell: First cash for neglected neighbourhoods to bring empty homes back into use

Almost £70m of funding for 95 projects will bring over 5,600 properties back into use across the country

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27 February 2012

Andrew Stunell offers £100m boost to breathe life back into empty homes

Neighbourhoods suffering the blight of empty homes could benefit from a £100 million boost

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25 January 2012

Bringing empty homes back into use: application guidance for community and voluntary groups

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20 December 2011

Scottish Government: affordable housing scheme

Scottish ministers urging house builders to join the National Housing Trust (NHT) initiative

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14 December 2011

Government under-occupancy plans defeated in Lords

Peers voted 258 votes to 190 in favour of amendment 12 to the Welfare Reform Bill

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08 December 2011

Largest year-on-year drop in number of empty homes

Over the past year the numbers of long-term empty homes has fallen by over 21,000

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04 December 2011

Charity pressures councils over million empty homes

Empty Homes has urged the government to pressure local authorities to create more affordable homes

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20 September 2011

More power for communities to bring empty homes back into use

Community groups will be able to apply for government cash to bring empty homes that blight neighbourhoods back into use

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06 September 2011

Grant Shapps responds to judge's ruling on squatters rights

Response to judge's ruling ordering a London council to publish a list of empty homes in their area

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05 September 2011

New factsheets give tenants and landlords the lowdown on their rights and responsibilities

Top tips on tenancies and gaining possession from DCLG

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08 August 2011

Council tenants who sublet could face criminal charges to save £5bn

Housing Minister is reported in The Daily Telegraph as having plans to outlaw subletting

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24 May 2011

HCA toolkits to tackle empty homes

View the toolkits announced by Communities Minister Andrew Stunell