We are holding our 2018 series of seminars on ‘All You Want to Know About Local Authority Housing Finance’ between March and November 2018. This seminar is designed to give an introduction and overview to this important subject and is fully up to date with all developments.This seminar 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 session will answer the following questions:
The session 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.
The session 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’. The session is accompanied by a very useful hundred-page book that is designed for reference after the session entitled: “All You Want to Know About Local Authority Housing Finance 2018”
The cost of this seminar in London is £250 plus VAT making a total of £300. However, there is a £20 discount for people who book a month or more in advance making the cost £230 plus VAT making a total of £276.
The cost of this seminar in Leeds is £195 plus VAT making a total of £234. However, there is a £20 discount for people who book a month or more in advance making the cost £175 plus VAT making a total of £210.
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Briant, one of the estates owned and managed by Lambeth Borough Council.
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More Information about Local Authority Housing Finance
For more information about in-house training in local authority housing finance, please click HERE
For more information about management consulting advice and assistance for local authority housing, please click HERE
For more information about our publication 'All You Want to Know about Local Authority Housing Finance' please click HERE
To view our newsletter the 'AWICS Housing News' please click HERE
To view our briefing papers on local authority housing, please click HERE