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Current chapters

Topics currently covered by practice online include: 

Allocations and lettings (England & Wales) Regulation focus (England)
Developing policies and procedures Rent arrears and other debt (England and Wales)
Equality and diversity Rent arrears (Scotland)
Going green Repairs and maintenance (England and Wales)
Homelessness (England & Wales) Repairs and maintenance (Scotland)
Homelessness (Scotland) Resident involvement (England and Wales)
Housing support (England) Strategic housing (England)
Managing homeownership Tackling anti-social behaviour (England and Wales)
Managing tenancies (England and Wales) Tackling anti-social behaviour (Scotland)
Managing tenancies (Scotland) Welfare reform
Promoting homeownership (England & Wales)  


Latest practice brief - Greening your housing stock

Practice briefs are a series of publications which provide an overview of good practice in key areas. They are accessible and practically focused and can help you to improve your housing services.

Our latest practice brief covers 'Greening your housing stock.

How to briefings

How to briefings are concise and practically focused guides for housing practitioners.

Our latest briefing covers How to develop homelessness prevention solutions.