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2021 ARCH/NFA Welfare Reform Survey


We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2021 Annual Survey into Universal Credit and Welfare Reform.

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Latest homelessness statistics and code of guidance for councils

Government have published the latest quarterly homelessness statistics in England for the quarter between October 2020 to 31 December 2020.

ARCH membership renewal 2021/22

We have recently issued invitations to ARCH member councils to renew their ARCH membership for 2021/22.

ASB Awareness Week 19-25 July 2021

The UK’s first-ever ASB Awareness Week is now confirmed for 19-25 July 2021.

RSH announces a Tenant Satisfaction Measures Sounding Board Sounding Board

The Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has formally announced the establishment of a Tenant Satisfaction Measures Sounding Board (TSM Sounding Board) to work with representatives from across the social housing sector on a set of measures to inform regulation and help tenants hold landlords to account.

Rental Mediation Service

Following the announcement of the end of the eviction ban with effect from 31 May, tenants going through the court process for eviction can access the Rental Mediation Service - a new pilot introduced as part of the current court process for housing possession cases.

Government launches the First Homes Scheme

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick launched the Government’s First Homes Scheme on Friday, 4 June.

ARCH welcomes latest new member

We are pleased to welcome Kirklees Council as a member of the Association.

Covid-19 – Updated guidance for hostel services

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) have updated Covid-19 guidance for commissioners and providers of hostel services for people experiencing homelessness and rough sleeping.

Homes England Summer Learning Programme

Homes England’s Local Government Capacity Centre has set up a Summer Learning Programme aimed at council officers to help support local authorities and help build more homes.

Waking Watch Relief Fund re-opened

Government have re-opened the Waking Watch Relief Fund with £30million available to fund the costs of installing an alarm system in buildings with unsafe cladding.

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