Introduction to Housing Finance

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Event summary

This course provides delegates with a comprehensive introduction to housing finance and the housing revenue account (HRA). It covers the statutory background to the HRA, the landlord function, the ringfence between the HRA and the general fund, and the key business planning, revenue and capital accounting requirements for local authority housing. It also covers the principal accounting treatment for housing assets, highlighting the areas unique to the HRA.

Date

18 October 2018
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:00

Location

Mercure London Bridge Hotel
Mercure London Bridge Hotel
71-79 Southwark Street
London
Greater London
SE1 0JA
[See map]

Standard price

£345.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

£295.00 excl VAT

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About this event

Who should attend?

The programme is aimed primarily at local authority finance staff who are either new to housing finance or who would like to refresh their knowledge in this ever-changing and topical policy area for local authorities.

How you will benefit

The training will provide attendees with:

  • a comprehensive background to housing finance and the HRA in England
  • an awareness of the statutory background to the HRA including the ringfence between the HRA and the general fund, and the key business planning and accounting requirements for local authority housing
  • an understanding of the principal accounting treatment and considerations for HRA assets
  • an opportunity for participation, discussion and debate on the key topical issues affecting housing finance in England.

Topics

  • Accounting
  • / Capital finance
  • / Financial management
  • / Financial reporting
  • / Housing
  • / Local government

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Speaker - David Ellis

David Ellis

David joined CIPFA in July 2012 as a FAN advisor, after a 30-year career in local government, spending several years as Chief Accountant with key responsibilities for the statement of accounts. E: david.ellis@cipfa.org, T: 01502 584395.