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Hard to decarbonise social homes

This report examines the decarbonisation of social homes, looks at why some are harder to decarbonise than others and explores the changes required to make hard to treat social homes easier to decarbonise.

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Housing Advisers Programme Evaluation Survey research report, November 2021

The Housing Advisers Programme (HAP) is run by the Local Government Association (LGA) and is intended to support councils seeking to innovate in meeting the housing needs of their communities. It aims to be simple, flexible and locally led.

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Combined authorities – collaboration on housing and planning

This report looks at how combined authorities have used their powers, resources and partnerships to achieve enhanced outcomes in housing and planning and how they are working with their constituent authorities to deliver these.

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Housing revenue account cap removal

The LGA believes it is well-placed to develop a sector-led offer that can help councils to deliver the new homes that their communities need.

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Housing Advisers Programme 2018 feedback report

Housing Advisers Programme 2018 feedback report

This report outlines the results of an online survey of local authorities and the suppliers who provided the adviser support, conducted in early 2018 to capture their experiences of the programme at that point in time.

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Planning positively through partnership

We hope the case studies included in this publication provide inspiration to all those with a shared interest in ensuring that the aspirations and needs of people and communities are at the centre of our collective efforts to deliver new, high quality development.

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Councillor workbook: planning

This workbook will help councillors to understand how the planning system in England works.

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Housing Advisers Programme 2017 - prospectus

Applications for the Housing Advisers Programme closed on 12 September. Thank you for all your expressions of interest.

The LGA housing commission final report

At the LGA Annual Conference in July 2016 we published the preliminary findings from the commission. Since then, we have been impressed and proud of the work underway in the sector, and encouraged by the initial response from the Government.

Preliminary findings from the LGA Housing Commission

Our housing crisis demands action now. Spiralling house prices are forcing difficult choices on families, distorting places and hampering growth.

Build back local

To build back better, we must build back local.

Build back local: Building back better

Read the full 2021 LGA Annual Conference paper.

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