In September ARCH members have the
opportunity to attend three key events.
ARCH is holding a free members' seminar on 'New build: models of
delivery' before this year's Annual General Meeting (AGM) in London
on Monday 17 September 2012.
The seminar will feature Chartered Institute of Housing director
of financial policy and development Steve Partridge who, along with
practitioner speakers, will talk about 'self-financing and
opportunities to new build' for councils with housing.
In addition Savills will speak about their new build package for
local authorities and POD will outline their unique development
services for social landlords.
More information about the free seminar and ARCH AGM, and how to
book, is available on the ARCH website.
This year's annual tenants' conference is being held on 19
September at the Kettering Conference Centre and will be focused on
'Getting a better deal for tenants'.
It will feature talks on the changes facing the local authority
sector and what they mean for tenants. There will also be
workshops on tenant scrutiny, effective community engagement, and
welfare reform, as well as self-financing and getting value for
There will be speakers from the ARCH executive board, experts from
HouseMark and CIH, and ARCH members sharing good practice in the
In the afternoon, the ARCH awards will be presented in recognition
of inspirational people. There will be three awards:
Innovation and Sustainability; Excellence in Participation; and
Tenant of the Year.
For more about the conference and to book visit the CIH website.
HouseMark's Stock Retaining Councils performance improvement club
is run in partnership with ARCH and meets three times a year in
The next meeting is on 12 September and covers a range of
With a talk about STAR, an update on ARCH's latest work and a
good practice talk on how to manage recharges, it will provide the
chance to network and keep up to date.
Each ARCH member is entitled to send up to two delegates. To book
your place, please contact
Please note that advanced booking is essential.