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All You Want to Know about Local Authority Housing Finance 2020

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Our publication ‘All You Want to Know About Local Authority Housing Finance’ gives 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 are the Financial Opportunities and Threats for Local Authority Housing?

It contains sections on:

  • Housing Revenue Account
  • Rents and Service Charges
  • Self-Financing Settlement
  • Capital Programmes and the Right to Buy
  • Development and Prudential Borrowing
  • Reforms to encourage Development
  • Housing Benefit and Welfare Reform
  • Strategic Housing and the General Fund
  • Arms-Length Management Organisations, Private Finance Initiative and Stock Transfer
  • Aspects of Business Planning

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, Business Planning and much more. It is fully up to date and refers to the recent social housing green paper; the lifting of the ‘borrowing cap’; policy on ‘right to buy’ receipts; and setting of rents based on the consumer prices index plus 1% a year. It also addresses the policies of the government that will be elected in December 2019.

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

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Price: £30.00

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