Homes and Communities Agency to split to create new social housing regulator

December 8th, 2016|Housing|

The government have recently reviewed the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and has recommended that the regulatory and investment functions separate. This would result in the creation of a new standalone social housing regulator. The review, which started in March, was launched following growing concerns about the potential conflicts of interest caused by the [...]

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Chancellor announces influx of cash for affordable homes in Autumn Statement

November 23rd, 2016|Housing|

In the recent Autumn statement, the Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, made a number of big announcements that will impact the social housing sector. According to Hammond, “The challenge of delivering the housing we so desperately need in the places where it is currently least affordable is not, of course, a new one. The effect of unaffordable [...]

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What does Brexit mean for Housing Associations?

August 9th, 2016|Housing|

It has been over a month since the UK voted to leave the EU and many are waiting to see the impact that Brexit will have. Over the past 18 months there has been a lot of change within the housing sector, and Brexit will bring about even more change for housing associations. Some of the [...]

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The Impact of Universal Credit on Housing Associations

April 18th, 2016|Dynamics CRM, Housing|

All housing associations are in a period of uncertainty as they adapt to the latest welfare reforms, one of which is the introduction of Universal Credit. Universal credit affects the way in which residents receive their benefits, as it will combine a number of different benefits into a single monthly payment, from which the resident [...]

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From April 2016, Housing Associations need to cut social housing rents by 1% per year

February 29th, 2016|Dynamics CRM, Housing|

At the end of last year, the Chancellor gave his autumn statement, which will have a big impact on housing associations and registered providers. The main theme from the Chancellor was the creation of more house to tackle the growing crisis of home ownership in Britain. By doubling the housing budget, this is set out [...]

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Assets and Liability Register for Housing Associations

January 25th, 2016|Housing|

The Home and Communities Agency requires all registered providers (RPs) to produce a comprehensive asset and liability register (ALRs). The deadline of compliance, 31st March 2016, is fast approaching and we wanted to remind RPs what they are required to do and the benefits of producing ALRs. The primary purpose of the [...]

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Dynamics CRM for Phones application released

August 4th, 2015|Dynamics CRM, Housing|

Microsoft releases native phone applications of Dynamics CRM to mirror the functionality provided by the Tablet applications against CRM Online.

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Managing social housing business processes using Microsoft Dynamics CRM

June 4th, 2015|Dynamics CRM, Housing|

Discover how Dynamics CRM can effectively and efficiently handle the many complex business processes used by housing associations

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Dynamics CRM improves customer service in social housing

May 18th, 2015|Dynamics CRM, Housing|

Find out how Dynamics CRM can bring big improvements in customer service for housing associations

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Dynamics CRM for Housing

April 30th, 2015|Dynamics CRM, Housing|

Find out how Dynamics CRM helps the social housing sector and housing associations manage complex relationships better than a housing management system

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