Building successful partnerships between the private rented sector and local government.
We have recently launched a new range of products and services that are aimed at helping local authorities meet the challenges of the incoming Localism Bill and the Welfare Reform Agenda.
Our innovative and cost efficient range of products and services have been developed in partnership with housing and homelessness practitioners, tenancy support trainers, private rented sector bodies, award winning insurance services and the leading lettings and management I.T. software professionals in the country.
Ultimately they are all designed to remove the barriers that prevent access to the PRS and encourage growth into the sector, preventing homelessness and reducing the burden on the tax payer.
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SettledTenant - DWP Demonstration Project - Monmouthshire & Torfaen Borough Councils
Our SettledTenant - Tenant Training Programme is currently being introduced into Monmouthshire and Torfaen Borough Councils. Torfaen Borough Council is one of the six 'Demonstration Projects' across the UK that has been set up by the Department of Work and Pensions to closely monitor the impact of the new welfare reforms. The SettledTenant Programme will be central to helping the way in which the council communicates with vulnerable tenants re-housed in the local private rented sector and ensure they are able to get access to budgeting advice, protocols for dealing with rent arrears, work and education programmes and tenant rights and responsibilities.
Settled Housing Solutions have been invited to give a presentation on SettledSure at Runnymede Borough Councils Landlord Forum on Thursday 28th June 2012 at Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2AH at 6-00-9.00pm.
Settled Housing Solutions have been commissioned by the Accreditation Network UK (ANUK) to review and revise the Housing Benefit and Local Housing Allowance section of the updated ANUK Landlord's Handbook.
Settled Housing Solutions have been invited to give a presentation on SettledSure at the London Borough of Waltham Forest's landlord forum on Monday 26th of March to be held in the Council Chamber, Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road London E17 4JF at 6.30 pm.
Settled Housing Solutions have been invited to deliver a presentation on SettledSure and SettledTenant at Monmouthshire and Torfaen County Council's Landlord Meeting on Wednesday 28th of March at Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel, Usk from 6.00 pm.
Settled Housing Solutions and the Labour Party Autumn Conference 2011
Settled Housing Solutions were invited by the Royal Institution of
Chartered Surveyors to contribute to a round table discussion on 'The
Future of Housing Supply' at last year's Labour Party Conference with Alison
Seabeck MP, Shadow Minister for Housing.
Settled Housing Solutions and the Liberal Democrat's Autumn Conference 2011
Settled Housing Solutions were invited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors to take part in a round table discussion at last year’s Liberal Democrat Party Autumn Conference which was be held in Birmingham between 17-21 September 2011.
The topic discussed was: Social and Affordable Housing Supply: The role for the public and private sector. The discussion was also attended by Andrew Stunell MP OBE, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Michael Newey, RICS Senior Vice President and Group Chief Executive, Broadland Housing Group, who chaired the discussion.
Settled Housing Solutions and the London Borough of Lewisham
Settled Housing Solutions worked in partnership with RMG on a research project looking into local private rented sector market conditions in the London Borough of Lewisham. The purpose of the project was to support the council's private rented sector rental options and to help inform future housing policy in the borough.
Bristol City Council Integrate Our LHA Calculator Onto Their Website
Bristol City Council have integrated our LHA Calculator onto the council website. The Calculator, designed by Destin Solutions and Settled Housing Solutions allows both staff and landlords and tenants to see how the recently introduced changes to the Local Housing Allowance system will affect Housing Benefit entitlement both now and in the future.
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Settled Housing Solutions Give Keynote Speech at Home Connection's 'Efficiency, Mobility and Employment' Conference
Settled Housing Solutions were invited to deliver a keynote speech at Home Connection's 'Efficiency, Mobility and Employment' conference which was held on Thursday 26th May 2011 in London. Our presentation was on how to make better use of the Private Rented Sector market.
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Settled Housing Solutions Article in RICS Residential Property Journal
The January edition of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Property Journal contains a feature article about Settled Housing Solutions. The article, entitled 'Harnessing the PRS', is based on our work on the 'Let's Rent project for Central Bedfordshire Council.
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Settled Housing Solutions Deliver Free Seminar on the Impact of the Changes to Local Housing Allowance
Settled Housing Solutions Consultancy Service held a free seminar for landlords and letting agents around the effects of the incoming changes to Local Housing Allowance. The event was held on 10th of December 2010 at Tottenham Green Leisure Centre, 1 Philip Lane, Tottenham, London N15 4JA.
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