Housing Association Scenario Testing Amidst Covid19

In a post Covid19 World In the last few weeks two housing associations have been downgraded and weaknesses in the business plan scenario testing and effective rigour have been sited as reasons. We can assume that the rational for wanting scenario testing is that the Regulator for Social Housing expects effective, planned and documented mitigation for reasonable risks. Unfortunately in …

HA’s Managing Resident Expectations

Yesterday was an eye opening day. I glimpsed a new take on a problem that the social housing sector has been tackling for the past two years. The problem was around encouraging residents to down size in order to avoid The Bedroom Tax, and ultimately reduce the chance of falling into rent arrears. The sub-set of the problem is often …