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Introduction to Housing Association Finance in England

Webinars

We are holding webinars entitled 'Introduction to Housing Association Finance in England’ during October and November 2020. These webinars give an introduction and overview of this important subject and are fully up to date with all developments.

There are three webinars:

  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in England (revenue) - 20th October 2020 at 2pm
  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in England (capital) - 27th October 2020 at 2pm
  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in England (technical issues) - 3rd November 2020 at 2pm

Each webinar will last about an hour and costs £30 plus value added tax (a total of £36).

These webinars are comprehensive and are designed for people who are not experts in housing assocation finance in England, but who need to understand the basics and achieve an overview of what is going on. They are suitable for board members, housing managers, tenant representatives, finance staff who have limited experience of housing association finance and others who realise that an understanding of housing finance can place them at an advantage!

  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in England (revenue) refers to: Statements of Comprehensive Income; Global Accounts; Trends in Income and Expenditure; Cash Flow Statements; Statements of Financial Position; Taxation; Pensions; Rent Influencing regime; Social, Affordable and Market Rents; Shared-ownership; Rent Policy from 2020; Service Charges; Housing Support and Supporting People Grant; Housing Benefits; Welfare Reform including the Welfare Reform & Work Act and Universal Credit; Managing rent arrears; Commercial income; Community investment.
  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in England (capital) refers to: Capital Expenditure; Component Accounting; Decent Homes Standard; Development of New Homes; Sources of Capital Finance; Capital Contributions; Use of Reserves; Capital Receipts; Affordable Housing Programme 2016 to 2021 (Homes England and Greater London Authority programmes); Private Loans; Borrowing strategies and Treasury Management – including ‘gearing’; Diversification of Borrowing - including bonds; Regeneration schemes and how they are financed; Development of Affordable and Market housing.
  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in England (technical issues) refers to: Economic and Political Context; Social Housing Green Paper; Government policy following the election of December 2019; Regulation and Governance; the Viability Standard and Value for Money requirements; Setting Budgets; Budgetary Control and Monitoring; the role of Boards, Managers and Accountants; Financial Structures; Business and Financial Planning; Internal and External Audit; Financial forecasts; Value for Money; Procurement; Asset Management; Risk Management; Performance Management; and Housing Association Mergers.

All the webinars are fully up to date.

The presenter will be Adrian Waite, who is well known for his ability to explain complex financial matters clearly. To view his biography, please click here.

It is possible to ask questions during and after the webinar. Each webinar is also accompanied by a very useful briefing paper that will be emailed to participants after it has finished alongside a copy of the presentation used. A recording of the webinar is also available after it is completed.

To make a booking, please click on one of the following links:

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AWICS offers Webinars on a broad range of subjects relevant to public services, local government, housing and finance.

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