Local Authority Services

Local Authority Housing

This Local Authority Housing information stream provides comprehensive guidance on housing finance, aimed at finance practitioners and housing management practitioners in local government. The information stream covers both the landlord role and the strategic enabling role of local housing authorities, as well as alternative delivery arrangements such as PFI and ALMOs. It provides practical guidance on this specialist area, covering housing management, rents, service charges, and issues such as homelessness and regeneration. It explains the housing subsidy system and covers management of the Housing Revenue Account and capital finance. The information stream also highlights new and emerging issues.

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