The programme for the ARCH Regional Event on 21 July is now
This event is run in conjunction with the NFA. We'll hear
first-hand from senior DCLG officials on the next steps and
timetable for introduction of Part 4 of the Housing and Planning
Act. We'll also examine the role that Local Housing Companies (LHC)
can play in meeting housing demand and much more.
Tenants, elected members and officers from ARCH members are
welcome, however, it's primarily aimed at officers who need to know
more about the technical details in implementation Part 4 of the
Housing and Planning Act and the role of Local Housing Companies in
increasing housing supply.
Find out when the government intends to release details
about the Right to Buy levy, the sale of higher value council
housing and DCLG plans for implementation of 'pay to stay' and the
phasing out of lifetime tenancies.
Delegates will hear first-hand about the government's timetable
for publication of draft Regulations and Determinations from the
Head of Higher Value Assets and HRA at the DCLG.
In the process of setting up a LHC or just thinking
about it? Want some practical advice?
Senior officers at Lincoln and Oxford will share information
about their LHC, the reasons for setting one up and what they aim
to achieve by doing so. You'll learn about the type and structure
of the companies they have set up and how they are financed plus
get some free guidance from Trowers and Hamlin LLP on the legal
issues councils should consider in setting up local housing
The NFA will also discuss how some ALMOs are extending their
remit beyond management of the existing housing stock to play an
important role in increasing housing supply to meet local
Our Regional Events are becoming increasingly popular
and places are limited. ARCH members are entitled to two free
places at this event on a first come basis.