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The Social Housing (Regulation) Bill was published in June 2022 after 2020’s Social Housing White Paper. The government is re-designing regulation in England with a renewed focus on addressing the concerns of residents living in social housing. This workshop has been updated to include progress made by the government and its agencies in taking forward the key provisions of the agenda to promote consumer standards in the sector. 

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    The workshop revisits the key proposals in the White Paper and examines the major changes contained in the Social Housing (Regulation) Bill:

    • Consumer standards
    • Accountability/transparency/performance information
    • Performance Improvement Plans
    • The role of the Housing Ombudsman
    • Health and safety issues
    • Surveys/taking remedial action
    • RSH advisory panel
    • ..with more to come

    It also includes an update on related developments including:

    • Electrical safety consultation
    • Review of Decent Homes Standards
    • Tenant Satisfaction Measures
    • Professionalisation review
    • DLUHC Select Committee

    Roger Jarman, HQN associate, trainer and author of HQN’s toolkit on the Social Housing White Paper will take you through everything you need to know and ensure you have the latest, up to date information.

    Who should attend?

    This workshop is essential for everyone responsible for compliance with legislation and regulation including governance staff, board members and executive teams as well as operational managers and involved residents.

    If you are interested in an in-house session for a wider group of people we can tailor and design the workshop to meet your specific circumstances and requirements.

  • Our trainer

    Roger Jarman is a long standing HQN associate and trainer. His career in housing spans over 40 years. He has worked as an academic, in local government and for a range of central agencies. In the 1990s he was Head of Housing Management at the Housing Corporation. From 1999 to 2011 Roger worked at the Audit Commission where he was Head of Housing.

    He now works as a housing consultant and trainer. His clients have included Central Government Departments and a wide range of housing organisations. He is a well respected commentator on housing issues and has written extensively for HQN and others on housing policy, housing regulation, the private rented sector and related subjects. He has experience as a Non Executive Director of different housing providers. He is the author of HQN’s Toolkit on the Social Housing White Paper.

We can bring this course to you.
If you have five or more staff interested our in-house training offers great value for money.

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