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ARCH annual report


The ARCH annual report for 2015-16 is now available to view.


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Tenant articles

Members of ARCH Tenants' Group attend meetings with Housing Minister

The Chair and 2 other members of the ARCH Tenant Group will be attending the resident engagement meeting with the Housing Minister on 1 November.

Housing Green Paper announced

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced the government’s intention to bring forward a Housing Green Paper on social housing in England – a wide ranging, top-to-bottom review of the issues facing the sector, the Secretary of State promises it will be the most substantial report of its kind for a generation.

Households in temporary accommodation up again

Latest figures released by DCLG show that 78,180 households were living in temporary accommodation on 30 June 2017 – up 7% on a year earlier, and up 63% on the low of 48,010 at 31 December 2010.

And this year’s ARCH Community Champion Award winner is...

Congratulations to Jackie Hacker from Stevenage Borough Council, who was announced as the winner of the 2017 ARCH Community Champion Award at this year’s ARCH Tenants Conference.

ARCH Tenants Conference 2017

On the 20 September just under 100 people took part in this year’s ARCH Tenants conference kindly hosted by Birmingham City Council at the historic Council House.

Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry opens

The Public Inquiry into the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower has formally opened.

Review of Building Regulations & Fire Safety – Call for evidence

The independent Review of Building Regulations & Fire Safety led by Dame Judith Hackitt has issued a call for evidence.

Fair Press for Tenants

Representatives from the ARCH Tenants Group attended the launch of Fair Press for Tenants at Media City UK.

Will Grenfell change attitudes towards rehousing homeless families?

In a comment piece, published in 24 Housing magazine, ARCH Chief Executive John Bibby explores whether one of the lessons for government from the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower will be a better understanding and appreciation of the pressures on those families across the country that find themselves unintentionally homeless.

DCLG publish guide to community rights

DCLG have published a guide to community rights which may be of interest to tenant & resident associations and other community groups.

ARCH & NFA meet NAO to discuss welfare reform survey

Following publication of the results of the latest ARCH/NFA Welfare Reform survey, ARCH and the NFA met with the National Audit Office to discuss the findings of the survey.

Benefit to Society Project update
John Bibby - 03/08/2017

ARCH is supporting the Benefit to Society Project which has been created to tackle the often unfair reporting in the media on social housing and the stigma social housing tenants experience.

Tenant's Conference 2017

Read about this year's Tenant's Conference in Birmingham, and book a place.

Meet the new ARCH Tenants’ Group

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

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.

ARCH Tenants’ Group AGM and Tenants’ Conference

The next meeting of the ARCH Tenants’ Group and their Annual General Meeting will be held on 19 June.

ARCH Tenants' Group nominations are in

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

ARCH Tenants' Conference 2017

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

ARCH Tenants' Group to meet 28 November

The ARCH Tenants’ Group is meeting again on Monday 28 November in London.

Latest from the ARCH Tenants' Group

The ARCH Tenants Group met on the 10 October and received an update on the progress of Regulations and Guidance for the 2016 Housing and Planning Act legislation which has been delayed.

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