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  • Sector showcase: fixed term tenancies Subscription

    24/07/2017Policy and practice

    Orwell were carrying out assessment visits at 12 months and then 6 months before the end of the tenancy; this has since been modified to 12 months and then 9 in time to give 6 months notice if the tenancy is not to be renewed, Assessing the

  • Sector showcase: fixed term tenancies

    28/07/2017Books

    Sector showcase: fixed term tenancies The government introduced fixed term tenancies through the passing of the Localism Act 2011 and through changes to the regulatory framework for social housing. What's insideThis briefing aims to see how the use

  • Housing and Planning Act FAQs Subscription

    24/03/2017Policy and practice

    Where a council decides to not to issue a further tenancy at the end of a fixed term, a process for ending the existing tenancy is already set out in the Localism Act 2011. This is not expected to change. In summary councils must give at least six

  • What you need to know about the uptake of fixed term tenancies and affordable rent (January 2015) Subscription

    16/01/2015Policy and practice

    A majority of these are likely to be fixed term tenancies However this rises to about a third of all lets for properties that are let at affordable rent Of these general needs properties let by housing associations on fixed terms: o Most tenancies

  • What you need to know about the uptake of FTT and AR Subscription

    09/10/2013Policy and practice

    What you need to know about the uptake of fixed term tenancies and affordable rent - October 2013 Last week the Department for Communities and Local Government published statistics on social lettings in England during 2012/13. They are of particular

  • Tenure reform - England

    17/04/2013Policy and practice

    Tenure reform - England Latest news The government has now introduced new flexibilities for housing providers to offer new tenants a tenancy for a fixed term, where they choose to do so. Where providers use these new flexibilities, they are 

  • The practical implications of tenure reform

    15/05/2012Policy and practice

    The practical implications of tenure reform England This briefing covers the practical implications of tenure reform and will be of use to anyone who is likely to work with fixed term tenancies. It can help you to understand the day-to-day

  • How to... develop your tenancy policy

    20/01/2012Policy and practice

    How to... develop your tenancy policy Tenancy policies have been introduced as part of the government's wider package of social housing reform. These reforms include the introduction of fixed term tenancies and affordable rent. A tenancy policy,

  • Affordable Homes Programme - England

    27/09/2012Policy and practice

    Affordable Homes Programme - England Latest newsDCLG have recently released CORE statistics for 2012, these include for the first time data on affordable rent. Highlights include: there were 4,612 affordable rent lettings in 2011/12, compared to