Sustainable Housing Business Plans and the Efficiency Agenda

In-House Training


The course will consider how retention and ALMO authorities can prepare sustainable HRA business plans for council housing that meet all the government’s requirements and all the elements of good practice.


This course will include coverage on:

  • ‘Fit for Purpose’ Housing Revenue Account Business Planning that dovetails with the Housing Strategy and Asset Management Plan
  • Proactive preparation of the Housing Revenue Account Business Plan including the financial model
  • Value for Money and the Efficiency Agenda
  • How to maximise income including through service charges
  • How to build new council homes
  • How to meet the challenges posed by rent reductions, welfare reform and the 'borrowing cap'


Attendees will leave with the knowledge they need to produce a sustainable business plan including the strategic analysis and the financial modelling.

Who Should Attend

Those who are involved in preparing business plans in Retention and ALMO authorities including housing managers and accountants.

Adrian Waite presenting an in-house training session at Rochdale Boroughwide Housing

Our in-house training sessions are delivered at the client's premises or another venue arranged by the client.

All our in-house training sessions are tailored to the needs of the individual client. This includes using local data to illustrate the points and emphasising matters that are of interest locally.

Most of our in-house training sessions are for a day, but there are half-day and evening options available.

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For more information about in-house training or to arrange a session, please contact Adrian Waite at 017683-51498 or

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