Monthly Archives: November 2015

Empty Homes Week 2015

Empty Homes Week 2015 The 2015 national Empty Homes Week is taking place from Monday 30th November through to Sunday 6th December 2015. No news of this seems to be coming out of Northampton Borough Council or Northampton Partnership Homes     Perhaps … Continue reading

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Rent will be problematic for young single claimants

Tenancies signed after 1 April 2016 will be problematic for single claimants aged under 35 without dependent children Capping Housing Benefit in the social rented sector – The government will apply the relevant Local Housing Allowance rates as maxima for Housing … Continue reading

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Voluntary Right to Buy pilot

Voluntary Right to Buy pilot The Government recently announced (25th November) a Voluntary Right to Buy pilot scheme amongst a small number of housing associations. Eligible tenants can now register their interest in taking up their Voluntary Right to Buy. … Continue reading

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Poverty impacts of the extension of Right to Buy to housing association tenants

Understanding the likely poverty impacts of the extension of Right to Buy to housing association tenants The new analysis, published (21st Nov 2015) by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and conducted by researchers at the Cambridge Centre for Housing and … Continue reading

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MONITORING POVERTY AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION 2015

Housing Many of the most negative and concerning indicators relate to housing and homelessness;   MONITORING POVERTY AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION 2015 This annual review by the New Policy Institute brings together indicators covering poverty, work, education and housing. It looks … Continue reading

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Have Northampton Partnership Homes (NPH) responded?

A number of organisations have responded to the government’s Pay to Stay consultation which closed on 20 November. Have Northampton Partnership Homes (NPH) responded? The National Federation of Arms Length Management Organisations have  ([i]which NPH is a member of). It … Continue reading

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Wages at Northampton Partnership Homes

Wages at Northampton Partnership Homes Wage rates down at Northampton Partnership Homes range from £16,375 to £54,000 spread over 11 grades (excluding the Chef Executive and Directors)   Some of the resent and current posts that have been advertised   … Continue reading

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