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pdf Current Value for Money Standard – April 2018 File size: 133KB Published Date: 04/04/2018 Download
pdf Current Value for Money Code of Practice – April 2018 File size: 241KB Published Date: 04/04/2018 Download
pdf Current Value for Money Metrics – Technical note – April 2018 File size: 318KB Published Date: 04/04/2018 Download
pdf Current Consultation on a revised Value for Money Standard and new Code of Practice – Decision statement File size: 492KB Published Date: 09/03/2018 Download
pdf Current Value for Money Metrics Technical Note – March 2018 File size: 317KB Published Date: 09/03/2018 Download
pdf Current Decision Instrument 16: revision to the Value for Money Standard and introduction of an associated Code of Practice File size: 96KB Published Date: 09/03/2018 Download
pdf Current File size: 2MB Published Date: 05/10/2017
pdf Current Unit cost analysis: AMENDED letter to chairs of all large registered providers This AMENDED letter was sent to providers on 15 July 2016 - although it carries the same date as the original letter dated 8 June 2016. File size: 89KB Published Date: 15/07/2016 Download
pdf Current Overview of HCA report: Delivering value for money: review of value for money self-assessments The HCA published the review of value for money self-assessments in June 2016. This is our one-page overview for members. File size: 647KB Published Date: 01/07/2016 Download
pdf Current Five things we know about VfM after the HCA letter Here are five things we know about value for money after the letter, the review and the regression analysis. File size: 237KB Published Date: 13/06/2016 Download
pdf Current Delivering better value for money: understanding differences in unit costs - summary report (HCA) The HCA has published this analysis, in part, to help boards understand the identifiable factors which drive cost variation across the sector, and, importantly, to allow boards to challenge their own organisation’s cost data. File size: 642KB Published Date: 08/06/2016 Download
pdf Current Delivering better value for money: review of value for money self assessments (HCA) This report sets out key issues and themes that the regulator has identified from its reviews of providers’ Value for Money (VfM) self-assessments. Key messages are as follows: File size: 157KB Published Date: 08/06/2016 Download
pdf Current Delivering better value for money - understanding differences in unit costs: technical regression This technical report sets out the detail of regression analysis undertaken by HCA Regulation on unit costs of private registered providers of social housing (‘providers’) in England File size: 403KB Published Date: 08/06/2016 Download
pdf Current Unit cost analysis: letter to chairs of all large registered providers Letter from Julian Ashby, Chair of the Regulation Committee, on new analysis of cost variation across the social housing sector. NOTE: this letter was updated on 15 July 2016 by the HCA - see documents within this section dated 15 July 2016 for the revised version. File size: 124KB Published Date: 08/06/2016 Download
pdf Current Factoring services in Scotland - a thematic inquiry - May 2016 (Scottish Housing Regulator) This report provides an assessment of social landlords’ provision of factoring services for owners. It looks at the type of services that social landlord factors (factors) provide to owners, how they calculate charges, how they measure value for money and how they inform and consult with owners. It highlights positive practice by social landlords. File size: 524KB Published Date: 10/05/2016 Download
pdf Current The Homes and Communities Agency’s latest sector risk profile considers the risks that social housing landlords are facing. Although the document is primarily aimed at housing associations (providers) many of the risks equally apply to local authorities and ALMOs. File size: 195KB Published Date: 24/09/2015
pdf Current Does the Budget rent cut pose a serious problem for your business plan? Could you be one of the first to get an IDA from the HCA? How will you cope with -1% rents for the next four years? Here, we offer advice on how to prepare for a regulatory ‘deep dive’. File size: 179KB Published Date: 23/07/2015
pdf Current Osborne’s Summer Budget rips up the rule book on VfM – what do you need to do? Things had settled down on VfM hadn’t they? Everyone knew how to pass the test. Then Osborne changed everything when he said... File size: 186KB Published Date: 15/07/2015 Download
pdf Current A short, sharp note on value for money We think housing associations did so much better on value for money (VfM) this time around. The good news is there are lots of great self-assessments out there. In this note we pull together the things that associations are now doing well and the things they still need to think about. File size: 111KB Published Date: 20/04/2015 Download
pdf Current The Budget Statement appeared to be more about winning votes than fiscal policy. The items of interest to social landlords were limited. In this briefing HQN Associate Ian Parker draws out the relevant points. File size: 478KB Published Date: 27/03/2015
pdf Current The Global Accounts are out The Global Accounts are out What does this mean for VfM? File size: 88KB Published Date: 23/03/2015 Download
pdf Current Top tips on VFM You can read the latest tips from Alistair McIntosh here. File size: 95KB Published Date: 31/07/2014 Download
docx Current VFM self-assessment checklist To help HF:Expert members with the development of their VFM strategy and the self-assessment procedure as appropriate, here is a VFM checklist with which to log progress. File size: 140KB Published Date: 11/06/2014 Download
xls Current The updated 2014 toolkit will help with your strategy roll-out and approach. File size: 367KB Published Date: 13/03/2014
pdf Current The fundamental principles of value for money, and why it is important to your organisation and your customers File size: 929KB Published Date: 13/03/2014
ppt Current Value for money presentation A specially designed PowerPoint presentation ready to roll out to all of your teams at training sessions, team briefings or staff meetings or for individual coaching sessions File size: 2MB Published Date: 13/03/2014 Download
pdf Current Former Housing Minister writes to HQN on VfM File size: 164KB Published Date: 01/01/2014 Download