In the News
Housing case law - September 2021
21/09/21
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Insight
Housing 2021 conference: The key topics providers should have on their radar
14/09/21
This year’s Housing conference highlighted a number of challenges for the sector. Chris Grose summarises and evaluates the topics RPs need to be aware of, including sharing his own advice as well as tips from senior figures in the housing sector.
Podcast
Public procurement “how to” series: Episode 3 – The selection stage
14/09/21
In this episode Kay Day and Mary Mundy discuss the selection stage of the procurement procedure, including the purpose of selection questions, the importance of finance tests and the need for staff training and robust record keeping at this stage.
Insight
New regulations on tenancy notice periods and prescribed forms – how they will affect housing providers
10/09/21
The Government has introduced new regulations coming into force on 1 October 2021, which detail amended notice periods to be given to tenants and three new forms to be used by landlords. We set out how the new regulations will affect housing providers.
In the News
Housing case law - July/August 2021
03/08/21
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Insight
Joint ventures: The benefits and implications for RPs and developers explained
28/07/21
At our recent webinar we discussed some of the considerations for RPs and developers before entering into a JV, as well as the benefits and different structures. In case you missed it, we set out some of the key points.
In the News
Housing case law - June 2021
21/06/21
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Insight
Preventing tenancy fraud and subletting in social housing
07/06/21
Tenancy fraud is a common issue for registered providers and local authorities. We summarise a recent case and how our legal experts can support housing providers to prevent fraudulent activities.
Insight
The new shared ownership model lease and the implications for the housing sector
02/06/21
The new shared ownership model lease includes further new provisions that make the shared ownership product more affordable by reducing the initial minimum share. We set out the new additions and the impact they will have on RPs.
Insight
The Charities Bill – A simplified approach for registered providers
24/05/21
The Charities Bill discusses the need to simplify the process for charities to dispose of land, seeking to implement the recommendations from the Law Commission’s 2017 report. We examine how the changes will impact land disposals for registered providers.
In the News
Housing case law - May 2021
20/05/21
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Insight
Procurement reform – Full steam ahead
19/05/21
The Queen’s speech last week has confirmed that it is full steam ahead with procurement reform, with the new Procurement Bill expected in September 2021. We outline the next steps in our insight.