Find out the latest about shared ownership and how to prepare for new rules and responsibilities.

Shared ownership isn’t simple. It can be a complex and confusing tenure for residents to understand, and a challenging service for housing providers to deliver. And it is not getting any easier.

With new rules and responsibilities coming into force, this workshop takes a practical look at the implications and how you can deliver the best service for residents and the organisation.

Find out about the major changes proposed to the Shared Ownership model – what units they apply to, their likely impact and what you need to do to prepare, including:

  • Reducing the minimum initial share that can be purchased from 25% to 10%
  • The introduction of the option of staircasing in 1% increments for the first 15 years; larger shares can still be purchased with the minimum reducing from 10% to 5%
  • The introduction of a 10-year period during which the costs of some maintenance or repairs will be met by the landlord rather than the shared owner, along with the introduction of an annual £500 repairs allowance for shared owners that can be used to pay for some repairs
  • The option for the shared owner to end the nomination period at the four-week point if they wish to pursue a sale on the open market rather than the previous eight week period.
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    Chaired by HQN Associate Helen Muir, we’ve a range of speakers covering all aspects of shared ownership – from the customer perspective to funding and technology – to explore what the future holds.

    Sessions will include:

    • The future of shared ownership – policy and practice
    • Overcoming the challenges, making the most of the opportunities of the new model
    • Letting the technology take the strain – practical solutions to dealing with the staircasing admin
    • Looking at the data – who’s interested in the tenure?
    • Making it all stack up financially
    • The different perspectives:
      • A lender’s perspective on the future of the tenure
      • A customer’s viewpoint.

    There’ll be plenty of time to debate and discuss the topics that matter to you.

    This event is essential for:

    • Chief executives, directors and board members
    • Home ownership, leasehold and development teams
    • Finance, audit and risk teams
    • Sales and marketing teams.
  • Our speakers
    • Chair: Helen Muir, HQN Associate
    • Sue Phillips, Founder, Shared Ownership Resources
    • Amy Nettleton, Assistant Director of Sales, Aster Group
    • Lee Stone, Associate, Birketts
    • Derek Long, arc4
    • Kelly McCabe, TMP The Mortgage People
    • DLUHC (Invited).
  • Cancellations and substitutions

    If you are unable to attend an event or public training course, please let us know in writing (email is fine) at least 48 hours before. Please email [email protected]

    Otherwise, a cancellation fee of £60 plus VAT will be chargeable.

    If you are using a package place to attend and do not inform us within the agreed time frame, then a place will be taken to cover your non-attendance.

    Cancellations must be made in writing, and will be acknowledged by HQN Limited.

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