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Consultation on a new standard for the competency and conduct of senior housing managers


On 7 February, DLUHC launched a consultation on a new competency and conduct standard for senior housing managers.

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High Rise Buildings: Safety Case Toolkit

The Building Safety Regulator has published a Safety Case Toolkit to help officers responsible for preparing safety case reports for existing high-rise buildings.

Introduction of new regulatory regime for social housing: update

In preparation for full implementation of the new regulatory regime for social housing, the Regulator of Social Housing will shortly be writing to all registered providers with the names of their key contacts for regulatory purposes.

Chief Officers’ Conference 21-22 March: claim your free place now

“The much-anticipated Chief Officers Conference is rapidly approaching (21 & 22 March 2024), and I just wanted to remind you that as an ARCH member you have a place at the conference absolutely free of charge.

Consultation on reforms to social housing allocations

On 30 January, DLUHC published a consultation paper proposing reforms to the regulations governing the allocation of council and housing association homes.

Awaab’s Law: request for feedback on proposed response times

In the last issue of the Bulletin we reported that DLUHC had published proposals to implement Awaab’s Law by introducing mandatory timescales for responding to hazards to health or safety in the home.

Consultation on the provision of information on tenants' rights – Government response

Last year DLUHC consulted on a direction to the Regulator of Social Housing that would require councils to provide information to tenants on their rights, including their right to make a complaint against their landlord.

Don’t miss out, book now! Chief Officers Conference 21-22 March

Join us at the Chief Officers Conference, jointly organised with the NFA and Housemark, at the University of Warwick – the premier national event exclusively for the stock-retained sector.

Awaab’s Law: consultation on timescales for repairs

On 9 January DLUHC issued a consultation paper proposing mandatory timescales for landlords to respond to residents’ complaints of hazards to health or safety in their homes.

Future Homes Standard: consultation

On 13 December 2023, DLUHC launched a consultation on plans for achieving the Future Homes Standard and Future Buildings Standard, which will require that new homes will meet much more stringent requirements on energy use.

Home Energy Conservation Act Survey: reminder

The Home Energy Conservation Act requires all local authorities to provide and publish information on the energy conservation measures they have adopted to improve the energy efficiency of residential accommodation in their area.

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