This event has been specially developed to support local authorities interested in establishing council owned trading companies to manage the delivery of their housing and regeneration agenda.
16 November 2017Starts: 10:00Ends: 15:35
CIPFA Mansell Street77 Mansell StreetLondonE1 8AN[See map]
£295.00 excl VAT
£195.00 excl VAT
Housing development offers authorities the opportunity to take proactive steps to deal with the current and complex housing shortages, lack of social and affordable homes as well as offer the opportunity to raise extra rental income or sales receipts and regenerate the local economy through new development. It also offers the ability for authorities to attract high-quality staff and create innovative joint ventures, business growth and job creation.
Authorities are at different stages in their transformation journey and are using a wide variety of models. This workshop will offer an opportunity for practitioners to listen to current best practice, note lessons learned and see how models are evolving to help your authority select the best option and turn your housing and commercial vision into a reality.
Many councils have ambitious targets to meet the growing housing needs demand and considering setting up housing trading companies, that can operate with greater freedoms and attract external investment accelerate local regeneration plans. It can also act as a catalyst to deliver long-term and sustainable economic growth and prosperity for local citizens through development of much needed housing, greater diversity of tenure, investment in local transport and other infrastructure, as well as business growth and job creation.
The workshop has been developed to support transformation and policy managers, housing and regeneration staff, accountants, tax advisers, commercial directors, finance practitioners, solicitors, project managers and auditors who are involved in setting up housing trading companies and making them work.
This series of events have been designed to provide delegates with all the essential steps required to set up and operate a housing development trading company. It will cover:
Four and a half.
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