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Press release: Councils and their ALMOs prepare for regulation

A comprehensive review of the arms-length council housing management model concludes it is well-placed to meet the post-Grenfell demands that regulators will place on local authorities with housing stock.
Published today [24Nov2021], just a week after the Regulator for Social Housing released its first appraisal of how the new regulatory regime promised by the Social Housing White Paper is likely to work, the review has been led by the members of CWAG and the NFA.

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New council housing can rebuild the post-pandemic economy

More than two million UK households will be on waiting lists and in dire housing need by this time next year, says an independent report published today .
Commissioned by the National Federation of ALMOs, the Local Government Association and the Association of Retained Council Housing, Building post-pandemic prosperity shows that giving councils the powers and funding to meet a third of the government’s current target of 300,000 new homes year would actually improve the public finances – over 30 years, by £24.5 billion.

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Success in adversity

Tenants joined CBH board members and staff at Colchester’s Mercury Theatre in September to hear that the ALMO has recorded outstanding levels of customer satisfaction despite the many challenges posed by the pandemic.

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