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07-September-2021

This update includes the following:

 
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02-August-2021

This update includes the following:  

  • CWAG Organisational Update
  • Building Safety Bill
  • Latest NFA / ARCH Welfare Reform Survey
  • CWAG Annual General Meeting - 28th September 2021
  • Recent Government releases / New in the library

 

CWAG Organis...

29-July-2021

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06-July-2021
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05-July-2021

This update includes the following: 

·       Positive council housing stories campaign
·       Housing Inquiry launched by House of Lords Select Committee
·       Recently published Housing Ombudsman Reports
·       Recent Government releases
·       Future CWAG Meetings - Timetable 2021

 

Positive council housing stories campaign

The LGA is developing a campaign ...
06-May-2021

This update includes the following:  

• Next CWAG General meeting - ALMO Clienting
• Housing Ombudsman to investigate damp and mould issues.
• Fire Safety Act 2021
• Recent Government releases
• Future CWAG Meetings - Timetable 2021
 

Next CWAG General Meeting - ALMO Clienting – 19th May 2021 

The next CWAG ...
25-March-2021

This update includes the following: 

·         RTB Receipts Consultation Response
·         CWAG Decarbonisation Meeting
·         Complaints Update
·         Smart Clienting Project
·         Recent Publications
 

RTB Receipts Consultation Response

The long-awaited government response to it...
18-March-2021

Presentations are now available in the library as follows:

 Covid19 and renting: guidance for l...

18-March-2020

This update includes the following: 

 
·         Budget 2020 – Housing Announcements
·         Housing Ombudsman - changes to Complaints Arrangements
·         First Homes- Consultation
·         Coronavirus and future CWAG Events
·         New in the Library / Recent Publications
 

This update includes the following: 

 
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03-February-2020
This update includes the following: 
 
·         Housing priorities and proposed legislation
·         Fire Safety Announcements
·         CWAG Finance and Business Planning Meeting
·         Ministerial visits and new build
·         Recent Publications

 

Housing priorities and planned legislation

The Queen’s Speech opening the new ses...

28-November-2019
This update includes the following: 
 
·         Housing Policy as featured in the Election Manifestos
·         CWAG Members’ Survey ‘You and Your ALMO’
·         Diary Date – CWAG Finance and Business Planning Workshop
·         Velux Safety Warning
·         CIPFA – new housing products
·         Publications / New in the Library
 

Housing Policy as featured in the Election Manifestos

With the General Election fast ...
17-October-2019

This update includes the following: 

 
·         CWAG Annual General Meeting
·         Housing Policy as featured during the Party Conferences
·         New Right to Shared Ownership
·         New council houses win the Stirling Architectural Prize
·         Recent Government Releases / Publications
·         Other Publications
·         Reminder on rents from the Regulator
 

CWAG Annual General Meeting

 

We were very pleased to welcome Alistair M...
22-August-2019

This update includes the following: 

 ·        Ministerial changes

·        ARCH/NFA Universal Credit Survey
·        Changes to the CWAG website
·        CWAG Annual General Meeting
·        Recent Publications
August is traditionally a quiet month and this year is no exception, notwithstanding the changi...
06-August-2019
04-July-2019

This update includes the following: 

 ·         CWAG/ Tpas - Tenant Engagement Good Practice Toolkit

·         Building a Safer Future consultation
·         Addison Act Celebrations update
·         Response to the Social Housing Green Paper likely to be September
·         Recent Publications /New in the Library
·         Save the Date
 

 CWAG Project with Tpas - Tenant Engagement Good Practice Toolkit 

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24-May-2019

This update includes the following: 

  • Regulator issues reminder on Consumer Standards Compliance
  • Consultation on the Rent Standard from April 2020
  • Addison Act Celebrations
  • Recent Publications /New in the Library

Regulator issues reminder on Consumer Standards compliance

The Regulator of Social Ho...
20-March-2019

 This update includes the following topics:  

  • Changes to Rent Regulation
  • Update from the Consumer Standards Working Group
  • 53 Mondays and Universal Credit
  • Addison Act Commemorations
  • Recent Publications / New in the Library 

 This update includes the following topics:  

 

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25-February-2019

This update includes the following topics: 

  • Government plans for overhaul of housing complaints system
  • Future CWAG Meetings – Diary Dates
  • Addison Act Commemorations
  • Recent Publications / New in the Library

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18-January-2019

This update includes the following topics:

  • Government publishes response to the Hackitt Review
  • Homes (Fitness for Habitation) Act
  • Social Housing Commission Report - Shelter
  • New build Network Meeting - 20th February 2019
  • 53 Week Rent Year and Universal Credit
  • New in the Library

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22-November-2018

This update includes the following topics:

  • Responding to the Social Housing Green Paper
  • CIH launches rethinking allocations project
  • Review of the CWAG website
  • LGA Business Ready Springboard Programme
  • Members' Noticeboard - CWAG Website
  • Recent Publications / New in the Library
  • Responding to the Social Housing Green

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15-October-2018

This update includes the following topics:

  • Social Housing Green Paper
  • CWAG Annual General Meeting
  • Announcement on lifting of HRA borrowing caps
  • Consultation on Rents for Social Housing post 2010
  • Recent Publications / New in the Library

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11-July-2018

This update includes the following topics:

  • Tenant engagement update
  • Prospectus - Additional HRA Borrowing Programme
  • Rethinking Social Housing Report CIH
  • Right to Buy - is it time for a re-think?
  • CWAG Website - New in the Library

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21-May-2018
This update includes information and links to the following topics: 
 
·         Social Housing Green Paper Update
·         Feedback from ARCH New build Network Meeting attended by CWAG
·         Hackitt Report
·         Welfare Reform Survey – NFA
·         Building Council Homes for Londoners – Prospectus
·         Right to Buy Receipts – review announced
·         New documents in the library / Recent Publications
 
 
 
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17-December-2013Presentation Slides from the CWAG Finance Workshop held on 12th December 2013 are now available in the library

Slides provide a general update of current finance issues including:

Business Pla...

10-October-2013Minutes and presentations from the CWAG Annual General Meeting on 1st October 2013 are now available in the library

The Minutes of the CWAG AGM are no...

25-March-2013CWAG Annual Report to LGA Leadership Board

As a Special Interest Group of the LGA, CWAG is required to provide an annual report covering: