All You Want to Know about Local Authority Housing Finance 2018


This book is designed to give an introduction and overview to this important subject and is fully up to date with all developments.

It is designed for people who are not experts in housing finance, but who need to understand the basics and achieve an overview of what is going on. It is suitable for councillors, housing managers, tenant representatives, finance staff who have limited experience of local authority housing finance and others who realise that an understanding of housing finance can place them at an advantage!

Do you think that a working knowledge of local authority housing finance would put you and your colleagues in a position of advantage?

The book answers the following questions:

  • How does the Housing Revenue Account work?
  • How does the Housing General Fund work?
  • How does the Housing Capital Programme work?
  • What is going on in the world of local authority housing finance?
  • What are the Financial Opportunities and Threats for Local Authority Housing?

The book is comprehensive and refers to the Housing Revenue Account, Rents, Service Charges, Self-Financing, Capital Programmes, Right to Buy, Development, Prudential Borrowing, Housing Benefit, Welfare Reform, Strategic Housing, Arms’ Length Management, Private Finance Initiative, Business Planning and much more.

It is also fully up to date and refers to recent government policies on the funding of supported housing; annual reductions in social and affordable rents of 1% and the setting of rents based on the consumer prices index plus 1% a year after 2020; the potential for 'deals' to build new housing through increases in the 'borrowing cap' and other flexibilities; the extent to which the Housing and Planning Act will be implemented; and the implications of ‘Brexit’.

This book is excellent value at £30 plus £3.25 postage and packing. It includes 100 pages and was published in 2018. To order a copy please click the 'order now' button below.

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Price: £30.00

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