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ARCH Bulletin

Issue 69: 13 October 2017

Our current Bulletin is full of informative and relevant articles, featuring insights into the UK Government's £2 billion boost for affordable housing.


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Chief Officers’ Conference 2017

ARCH are holding a joint conference with our colleagues in the National Federation of ALMOs (NFA).

Consultation on rent policy due “very, very soon”

Secretary of State Sajid Javid is reported as saying that housing associations and councils can expect consultations the government’s rent policy post 2020 “very, very soon”.

Building Bridges

A close relationship between local authorities and housing associations will be crucial to meet housing need, according to a new best practice research guide by ARCH, the Chartered Institute of Housin

Households in temporary accommodation up again

Latest figures released by DCLG show that 78,180 households were living in temporary accommodation on 30 June 2017 – up 7% on a year earlier, and up 63% on the low of 48,010 at 31 December 2010.

£2 billion boost for affordable housing

The government has confirmed plans for what it says will be a new generation of council and housing association homes by increasing funding for affordable homes by a further £2 billion to more than £9

Attend ARCH’s Annual General Meeting & Chief Officer’s Conference

The events will take place on Thursday 30 November 2017 at 5.00pm at Scarman House, University of Wa