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KHG & JPPB Excellence Awards 2018

Wednesday 19th September is the annual KHG & JPPB Excellence Awards ceremony, taking place at the Hilton Hotel in Maidstone.  All nominations submitted that have been shortlisted have been invited to attend the event.  For those invited to attend the event it will commence at 1pm, with lunch served from 1.15pm and the ceremony itself […]

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MHCLG Consultation – Rents for Social Housing from 2020-21

Kent Housing Group are looking to share a collective response with regards to the following consultation. Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government are proposing to issue a new direction from the Secretary of State to the Regulator of Social Housing to ensure that, from 2020 onwards, the Regulator’s rent standard: reflects their announcement in October 2017 that […]

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Thanet District Council Draft Tenancy Strategy 2018

Thanet District Council’s current Tenancy Strategy 2013-17 is due for renewal.  They are interested to hear your views on our draft Tenancy Strategy and invite you to take part in the public consultation process.  They are running a six week opportunity to comment on the draft document from Wednesday 15th August 2018- Wednesday 26th September 2018.  […]

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Medway Council consulting on its draft Housing Strategy 2018-2022.

Medway Council is currently consulting on its draft Housing Strategy for 2018-2022.  The housing strategy and partnership team at Medway Council want to hear the views of their residents, partners, statutory or voluntary organisations and any stakeholder working the housing sector.  They are seeking views on whether they have identified the right challenges, if they are […]

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Rise 4 Disability Event Maidstone 2018

RISE 4 Disability Maidstone 2018 ‘Uniting Disability Services’ Tuesday 18th September from 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM RISE 4 Disability will be returning to Maidstone for its second year at the Detling Showground. This year will be bigger and better with 5 conferences running along side the event including- Occupational Therapy Integration Theatre run by Jane Miller, County […]

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Revised National Planning Policy Framework published 24 July

The revised National Planning Policy Framework was published on 24 July 2018 and sets out the government’s planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied. This revised Framework replaces the previous National Planning Policy Framework published in March 2012. To view the document use the following link Revised NPPF July 2018

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Summary of Government Announcements June 2018

There have been a number of announcements over the last four weeks, below are a list and links to them: Community Housing Fund: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/community-housing-fund Social rent: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/shared-ownership-and-affordable-homes-programme-2016-to-2021-prospectus HRA borrowing:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/additional-housing-revenue-account-borrowing-programme-prospectus Care and Support : https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/care-and-support-specialised-housing-fund  

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