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ARCH Bulletin

Issue 75: 19 January 2018

Our current Bulletin is full of informative articles. For example, recent local authority housing statistics reveal a continuing decline in the numbers of council housing.


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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

Independent Review of Building Regulations & Fire Safety

The interim report of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety led by Dame Judith Hackitt was published on 18 December.

Funding of fire safety works: making the case to government

Following the Grenfell Tower fire, the Government has repeatedly said they expect councils to fund essential fire safety works and to draw on their existing resources to do so and that any councils wi

79,190 households in temporary accommodation

Latest figures from DCLG show that there were 79,190 households living in temporary accommodation at 30 September 2017 and the influential Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee have described the ex

Over 2 million fewer council homes

The latest local authority housing statistics illustrate the continuing decline in the numbers of council housing, revealing that councils in England owned 1.6 million dwellings on 1 April 2017 – a de