Entries by chenderson

Another Successful Resident Involvement Conference

Over the past year Government policy has understandably turned to focus on the social housing sector and particularly the needs of residents. Against this backdrop, a strong attendance of over 100 tenants and housing staff attended the National Resident Involvement Conference in York to make sense of the recent changes in housing policy as well […]

Consultation on banning combustible cladding

On 18 June, the Housing Secretary announced a consultation on banning the use of combustible materials on the external walls of high-rise residential buildings. The consultation is inviting views to revise the building regulations to ban the use of combustible materials in the inner leaf, insulation and cladding that are used in external wall systems […]

The Raynsford Review of Planning

The Raynsford Review of Planning has been set up to identify how the government can reform the English planning system to make it fairer, better resourced and capable of producing quality outcomes as well as new homes. It is being led by a task force chaired by former planning minister Nick Raynsford. Evidence is being […]

The North West Housing Forum – Event Write-Up

Despite the terrible weather conditions that blighted the final week of February, a strong group of intrepid adventurers braved the elements on the 27th to attend the North West Housing Forum’s Debate on Regeneration. The Forum, which is supported by the NHC, brings together the housing officers, Board Members, and Elected Members of the North […]