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Election casts doubt on future housing policy


The prospects of a hung Parliament and a minority government casts doubt on the direction of future housing policy.

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Chief Officers’ Conference 2017

ARCH are holding a joint conference with our colleagues in the National Federation of ALMOs (NFA).

Queen's speech

The Queen’s speech confirms the Government’s intention to initiate a full public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire and the banning of lettings fees charged to tenants.

Grenfell Tower fire

ARCH will work to assist member councils in their response to this tragedy and any ongoing actions arising from the fire.

Meet the new ARCH Tenants’ Group

Membership of the ARCH Tenants’ Group for the next two years has been confirmed.

Update on Bespoke Housing Deals

ARCH will be resuming discussions later this month with DCLG on the government’s proposals for Bespoke Housing Deals and what they mean for councils.

Lincoln host reciprocal visit from Rotherham tenant representatives

Earlier this year, tenant representatives from Lincoln visited colleague tenant representatives in Rotherham to talk about how they could learn from each other and on 7 June Lincoln reciprocated and hosted a visit from colleagues in Rotherham.

Your views: A fair press for social housing tenants

A project is looking for tenants to share their views and experiences of how the media portrays social housing and social housing tenants.

The case for councils to build new homes

In the week of the General Election, ARCH chief executive makes the case for the new government to allow councils to borrow to build the new homes that the country needs.

Housebuilding starts up by 15% in March

Latest figures from DCLG show annual new build dwelling starts in the year to March 2017 are up by 15% compared with the year to March 2016.

Working together to solve the housing crisis

ARCH was co-signatory with colleagues from other major housing organisations in a plea to the new incoming government to work closely with housing experts to solve the country’s housing crisis.

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