Sector publications

Sector, partner and stakeholder publications.

Excellence in management and partnership: How councils can put the ALMO advantage to work in the new regulatory environment

November 2021

This joint report from the NFA and CWAG (Councils with ALMOs Group) reviews the range of models of management, partnership and assurance that have evolved between ALMOs and their parent councils. It aims to inform conversations between local authorities and ALMOs about how they meet the challenges of post-pandemic recovery while making sure they comply with the provisions of the Social Housing White Paper and the new regulatory environment.
It includes a checklist of 34 questions to help track compliance in nine key areas across resident engagement, performance monitoring, audit and risk management, and health & safety.

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Building post-pandemic prosperity

October 2021

This independent report from economics and policy research specialists Pragmatix Advisory presents a cost-benefit analysis of the wide economic and social benefits that would come from building 100,000 social homes a year.

This research, commissioned by the NFA in partnership with the Local Government Association and ARCH, offers a fully costed explanation of how councils and ALMOs can work with government to help deliver its target of 300,000 new homes a year, and even add income to public finances as they do it.

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