Data collection is becoming increasingly sophisticated. But are you working on current information, or last year’s? Too much of the information we rely on is out of date before it gets put into practice, are you putting that wealth of information to work at all?
There has never been a more important time for housing providers to get to know their customers better through the gathering of data.
Some key data has been announced today for next year’s rent setting. Inflation has fallen. It is the lowest for five years. The key CPI inflation figure for next year’s calculations is 1.2%.
The HCA has undergone a significant amount of change in the last 18 months to respond to changes in the social housing sector. As a response their resourcing will increase, and they have recently created a number of additional senior level financial and governance posts to help them regulate effectively.Read More
The HCA says you must keep an iron grip on all risks. How can you do that?
We have designed a new business game. Board members and executives manage a landlord just like you through realistic problems.
Practical training for housing to support performance improvement and achieve fabulous results.
The interim and project management service for housing and regeneration.
24housing magazine’s Top 50 Landlord list for 2014 has been published - revealing this year’s top-placed social housing provider.
This document sets out the Regulator’s experience of carrying out its consumer regulation role in 2013/14.
We invite you to join HQN's flourishing Equality and Diversity Exchange, led by three-times British Diversity Award winner Chris Root, a national guru and highly respected figure in this field.
Technical training for housing to support performance improvement and achieve fabulous results.
Topical weekly briefings on issues facing the sector. Recent briefings have included: Troubled families update, Complying with the HCA’s Consumer Standard, Flexible tenancies two years on and Business Planning, Risk Management and Welfare Reform.
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Balance is essential when juggling these vital areas in your organisation.
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Evidence is a joint project from HQN, the University of Sheffield and the Housing Studies Association, supported by the Economic and Social Research Council.
The Big Tenant Survey 2014 has shown only 44% satisfaction with landlord – compared to 85% satisfaction amongst tenants in the 2012/13 STAR survey reported by HouseMark.
Our brand new rental bad debt and void loss policies protect RPs by safeguarding their income against losses from rising rental arrears and increasing voids.