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Kent Housing Group Key Amnesty – June 2019

Over the whole month of June fourteen Kent Housing Group membership organisations will be encouraging residents in areas where they have stock to report or share information about tenancy fraud, which includes subletting of homes, offering those guilty of tenancy fraud the opportunity to surrender keys and avoid prosecution.  More details about the amnesty will […]

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DFG Allocations Announced for 2019/20

The Grant Determination letter, which outlines the allocation of DFG payments for 2019/20 have been shared with local authority Chief Executives, the Foundations website has the details about the allocation of funding made by area. ‘The Disabled Facilities Grant is primarily for the provision of home adaptations to allow authorities to meet their statutory duty […]

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New KHG Vice Chair

KHG are delighted to announce that we are back to a full compliment of resources for the group with new Chair Jo Ellis and newly elected Sharon Williams (Head of Housing at Ashford BC) as Vice Chair.   Both Jo and Sarah look forward to taking on the existing work streams and new opportunities for the […]

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Pop Up Business School Events

The Pop Up Business School run start-up events to help people start small businesses and making money doing what they love.  Their approach is the polar opposite of traditional approaches to starting a business, they don’t believe in business plans and they don’t believe in loans or grants because this puts more people off than it helps. […]

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KHG Membership Subscription

Annual KHG Membership Subscription payments will be due in April 2019, all membership organisations will be written to confirming the membership fee and the arrangements for making the payments via Ashford Borough Council, who manage the account on behalf of Kent Housing Group.   If there are any queries about membership fees following receipt of the […]

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Draft Homelessness Prevention Strategy Consultation

Gravesham Borough Council are currently consulting on their draft Homelessness Prevention Strategy, a strategy document that sets out their commitment to preventing homelessness by providing early advice and assistance, or helping people find suitable housing that meets their needs (rather than dealing with households at the point of crisis).   They are keen to hear the views […]

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KHG Older Persons Workshop Update

The agenda for the forth coming KHG Older Persons Workshop taking place on the 7th February is now available to view and download.  Please visit the Events Calendar for all the information, including the host venue and when you need to confirm attendance by.  This event will have speakers from the Housing LIN, KCC and […]

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KHG Consulting on Action Plans for emerging K&M Housing Strategy

Kent Housing Group is currently asking members and partner organisations to share feedback on draft action plans that will support and deliver against the ambitions of the emerging Kent and Medway Housing Strategy.  If you would like to comment/feedback on the draft action plans please contact the Partnership Manager Rebecca Smith.  The deadline for all […]

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