Policy Reports

Shared Ownership: joint guidance for England - 26/03/2009

Updated joint guidance on shared ownership for mortgage lenders and housing associations.

Winning with money: housing associations' contribution to financial inclusion - 12/03/2009

This guide profiles the extensive work of housing associations in financial inclusion, inclusing effective partnerships with local government, credit union and voluntary and community organisations.

Housing Associations: Rising to the challenge of an ageing society - 13/02/2009

This report highlights how many housing associations are already rising to the challenge of how to offer older people a choice in how and where they would like to live.

Up My Street: working together in partnership - 09/02/2009

'Up My Street' looks at the great results achieved through partnership working between housing associations and local authorities. Aimed at board members and leaders in the housing association sector, 'Up My Street' features numerous case studies and thought-provoking guest comment from Rodney Dykes.

Energy Switching Toolkit: Helping Tenants Reduce Their Gas and Electricity Bills - 29/01/2009

A new guide which advises housing associations on how to help their tenants get the best energy deals available.

Management of Mixed-Tenure Developments - 09/01/2009

New developments of leasehold flats have become complex to set up and manage as commercial units and affordable housing are more and more being integrated into schemes.

This guide is to assist developers, property managers and housing associations in dealing with the issues that arise from mixed-use and mixed-tenure. The publication was produced by the Association of Residential Managing Agents in collaboration with the National Housing Federation and the Home Ownership Advisory Panel Leasehold Group.