Monthly Archives: August 2016

Investing in Council Housing

In July 2016 CIPFA and the Chartered Institute of Housing published an insight championing the important role of Investing in Council Housing. The report makes a number of key recommendations and, with the support of modelling and a sector survey, … Continue reading

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58% of Northampton Council housing stock sold had a ‘Market Value’ in excess of £100k

58% of Northampton Council housing stock sold had a ‘Market Value’ in excess of £100k Question: Of the 101 properties sold 2015-16 how many had a ‘Market Value’ in excess of £100,000 Answer: 59 Source Freedom of Information response NBC1022-611/16

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Friends or family are stuck on the housing waiting list?

The reason your friends or family are stuck on the housing waiting list or in temporary accommodation Northampton Borough Council sold 101 properties in 2015/16 The properties had a ‘Market Value’ of £10,424,500 The properties were sold for £5,068,735 Source: … Continue reading

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Northampton Partnership Homes (NPH) are recruiting staff, as the housing stock is diminishing

We note that Northampton Partnership Homes (NPH) are recruiting staff …We note that the stock is NOT 12,000 and it is geting less by the month Occupational Therapist Part of this function is to ensure the successful delivery of Aids … Continue reading

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‘Right to Buy’ Northampton, Kettering and Corby

ONLY three Councils in Northants still own housing stock and have a Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Northampton, Kettering and Corby Since the promise of one-for-one replacement Northampton Defend Council Housing (NDCH) report on how ‘Right to Buy’ as affected each. The … Continue reading

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Britain’s largest union has published a housing charter

Britain’s largest union has published a housing charter. Unite’s housing charter: ■ Introduce rent controls ■ End right to buy ■ Build 1m new homes you can down load the charter hear: Housing is a human right_Unite charter

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Review of Local Government Complaints 2015-16…75% upheld against NBC

Local Government Ombudsman Review of Local Government Complaints 2015-16 The data tables show that 75% were upheld against NBC                   FULL report Local Gov Report 2015-16 final 27.07.2016

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