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ARCH and NFA make the case for council housing


ARCH and the National Federation of ALMOs (NFA) are working together to make the case for council housing.

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Joint Welfare Reform survey launched for its 5th year

ARCH has issued a call to all members to complete the latest ARCH/NFA Welfare Reform survey.

ARCH/NFA consultation on future rents policy

ARCH and the NFA have launched a consultation paper asking for members' views on options, such as a rent freeze, various levels of annual increases, and the impact of each option on future investment in the housing stock.

ARCH chair stands down

Due to a change of portfolio holder responsibilities at his local authority, Councillor Paul Ellis stands down as chair of the ARCH Executive Board.

Manifesto Watch

The three main political parties in England have now published their manifestos for the General Election.

Influencing the housing debate

Commitments on housing in the Conservative and Labour party manifestos reflect the case for council housing put forward by ARCH.

No mention of HVA Levy in Conservative Manifesto

The extension of a Right to Buy to housing association tenants to be funded by a high value asset levy on stock retained councils featured prominently in the 2015 Conservative Manifesto but is conspicuous by its absence from the Party’s 2017 Manifesto.

ARCH Tenants' Group nominations are in

This year, ARCH received 19 nominations for membership of the ARCH Tenants’ Group from members.

Assaults on staff survey

Inside Housing has asked for our help in encouraging ARCH members to complete their annual survey looking into the assaults on staff.

ARCH Tenants' Conference 2017

The date and venue for this year’s ARCH Tenants' Conference has been confirmed.

MPs call to scrap plans to base supported housing allowances on private sector rates

The Work and Pensions and Communities and Local Government Committees concluded, in a joint report, that the Government should scrap plans to base rent allowances for supported housing tenants on rates used for claimants in the private rented sector.

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