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Higher value asset levy latest

In a recent Parliamentary debate, Government Minister, Lord Bourne, indicated that the government would shortly announce a pilot in relation to the higher value asset levy.

Homelessness Reduction Bill set for Lords approval

It is likely that the Homeless Reduction Bill, as approved by the Commons, will be endorsed by the Lords and move to Royal Assent before Easter.

Nominations for the ARCH Tenants’ Group

Nominations to join the ARCH Tenants' Group will be open soon and we'll be emailing members to invite nominations

Changes to housing costs entitlement for 18-21-year-olds

Regulations have been laid before Parliament to implement a Conservative Party Manifesto commitment and the announcement made as part of the Summer Budget 2015.

Tenant representatives from Rotherham and Lincoln exchange ideas

Tenant representatives from Lincoln recently visited tenant representatives in Rotherham to talk about how they could learn from each other.

Government announce new “Flexible Homelessness Support Grant”

The government has announced a new “Flexible Homelessness Support Grant” to replace the tightly controlled funding currently given to source and manage temporary accommodation for the homeless.

RTB to be abolished in Wales

Wales is to follow Scotland’s lead in abolishing the Right to Buy.

No new money for housing in Spring Budget

The Spring Budget was presented to Parliament by the Chancellor of the Exchequer last week. However, any mention of housing was conspicuous by its absence.

ARCH opens discussions with DCLG on bespoke deals

In December 2016, ARCH, the NFA, CIH and CIPFA wrote to Housing Minister, Gavin Barwell, to make a proposal for stimulating local authority investment in housing.

Work and Pensions Committee seek ARCH's views

The chairman of the Parliamentary Work and Pensions Committee wrote to us seeking our views on Universal Credit.

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