Housing
The November 2020 spending review in brief: Key highlights for registered providers
27/11/20
In his November 2020 spending review, the Chancellor announced a number of initiatives in housing and infrastructure, including the National Home Building Fund and a “levelling up” fund. We set out a summary of the key highlights from the spending review.
NHS healthcare
DP v London Borough of Hillingdon – how will it change authorisation (s21A) proceedings?
24/11/20
This case highlights the importance of a proper capacity assessment and discussions with P regarding best interests, as well as the purpose of s21A proceedings. We summarise the decision and what to take away.
NHS healthcare
Private health and social care
Liberty Protection Scheme: Care home manager role dropped
19/11/20
The Liberty Protection Safeguards National Steering Group revealed that DHSC will not be implementing the care home manager role when the rest of the LPS framework commences in April 2022, and that six sets of regulations will be published next spring.
Housing
Government clarifies circumstances in which evictions can take place between now and 11 January 2021
19/11/20
Following inconsistency in the courts’ approach to the enforcement of possession orders during lockdown, the government introduced new regulations that set out the circumstances in which bailiffs and enforcement officers can carry out an eviction process.
Housing
Social housing white paper proposes FOI-like regime for RPs
18/11/20
The Government's recently published white paper on social housing regulation includes a proposal introducing a new access to information regime for social housing tenants of housing associations and other private registered providers.
Housing
The social housing white paper: Implications for landlords
18/11/20
The long awaited social housing white paper was published on 17 November, setting out reforms which aim to improve services to tenants. In this extended insight we look at some of the measures detailed within the Charter, and what they mean for RPs.
Housing
The social housing white paper: Chapter 7
17/11/20
Chapter 7: To be supported to take your first step to ownership. The long awaited social housing white paper, The Charter for Social Housing Residents, was published on 17 November—we summarise the seventh chapter and what this means for landlords.
Housing
The social housing white paper: Chapter 6
17/11/20
Chapter 6: To have a good quality home and neighbourhood to live in. The long awaited social housing white paper, The Charter for Social Housing Residents, was published on 17 November—we summarise the sixth chapter and what this means for landlords.
Housing
The social housing white paper: Chapter 5
17/11/20
Chapter 5: To have your voice heard by your landlord. The long awaited social housing white paper, The Charter for Social Housing Residents, was published on 17 November—we summarise the fifth chapter and what this means for landlords.
Housing
The social housing white paper: Chapter 4
17/11/20
Chapter 4: To be treated with respect. The long awaited social housing white paper, The Charter for Social Housing Residents, was published on 17 November—we summarise the fourth chapter and what this means for landlords.
Housing
The social housing white paper: Chapter 3
17/11/20
Chapter 3: To have your complaints dealt with promptly and fairly. The long awaited social housing white paper, The Charter for Social Housing Residents, was published on 17 November—we summarise the third chapter and what this means for landlords.
Housing
The social housing white paper: Chapter 2
17/11/20
Chapter 2: To know how your landlord is performing. The long awaited social housing white paper, The Charter for Social Housing Residents, was published on 17 November—we summarise the second chapter and what this means for landlords.