Policy Updates

In addition to lobbying central government and producing regular briefings for MPs the NFA has established a successful All Party Parliamentary Group on ALMO issues and provides a parliamentary monitoring service keeping ALMOs updated on relevant issues.

  • Policy Update 3/2015

    02 November 2015
  • Policy Update 2/2015

    01 October 2015
  • Policy Update 1/2015

    02 September 2015
  • Further Housing sector Budget announcements

    09 July 2015
  • Chancellors emergency budget highlights 2015

    08 July 2015
  • 1.Council leader calls for lifting of borrowing limits; 2.Right to Buy extension to be introduced “very shortly”

    30 June 2015
  • Universal Credit in 17 more Jobcentres

    29 June 2015
  • 1.Housing Minister addresses CIH conference; 2:Debate of Affordable Housing

    26 June 2015
  • 1:Westminster hall debate on ballots; 2:DWP releases Universal Credit documents

    26 June 2015
  • Final phase rollout of PIP to start in July; DCLG releases Right To Buy statistics

    26 June 2015
  • EDM tabled on Right to Buy

    25 June 2015
  • 1.Kerslake: Significant concern over Right to Buy; 2: Parliamentary Activity; 3: NAO report finds not enough land sold by government

    24 June 2015
  • Secretary of State defends Direct Payments

    23 June 2015
  • June 22nd 2015 Monitoring:

    22 June 2015

    1.Think tank recommends government reassesses its welfare reforms and grant funding policies 2.PPS to Housing Minister announced 3.Universal Credit in 10 more Jobcentres across England, Scotland and Wales 4.Burnham pledges Housing Minister in Cabinet

  • EDM tabled on new homes and the Housing Benefit Bill; DWP publishes welcome guide on Universal Credit

    19 June 2015
  • ALMO MP questions government record on social homes; Mayoral hopeful tabled EDM on Homes in London

    18 June 2015
  • Former head of the UK Civil Service to Chair London Housing Commission

    17 June 2015
  • DWP releases statistics on Universal Credit

    17 June 2015
  • House Finance Institute to launch in next few weeks; Parliamentary Activity

    17 June 2015
  • Think-tank calls for housebuilding partnerships; DCLG release statistics on affordable homes

    16 June 2015
  • Universal Credit expansion continues today

    15 June 2015
  • 1:Housing Minister promises to deliver on Home Ownership 2:DCLG: Britain is building again 3:Responses to Parliamentary Questions

    12 June 2015
  • 1.Labour hold opposition day debate on housing; 2.Responses to Parliamentary Questions; 3.Clive Betts MP re-elected to Chair CLG Committee

    11 June 2015
  • House of Lords debates Right to Buy; House of Commons Library publishes guidance on extending Right to Buy; Responses to Parliamentary questions

    10 June 2015
  • Responses to Parliamentary Questions; Update on nominations for Select Committee Chairs

    09 June 2015