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Kent and Medway Energy and Low Emissions Strategy Consultation

The consultation for the Kent and Medway Energy and Low Emissions Strategy has recently been launched. This will run up until the 23rd September and the strategy, evidence base and consultation questionnaire can be found here. The Kent and Medway Energy and Low Emissions Strategy (ELES) is a sub strategy of the Kent Environment Strategy. […]

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Government announce additional measures to deliver homes

On Thursday 27th June 2019 The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government James Brokenshire announced a number of measures being undertaken by Government to ensure the delivery of homes, to assist with meeting the ambitious target to deliver 300,000 homes a year by the mid 2020’s.  Full details of the measures, including […]

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LGiU Homelessness Commission 2019, Final Report

The LGiU has today, Thursday 20th June, published its final report of the Local Government Homelessness Commission. The LGiU Local Government Homelessness Commission was set up to investigate how councils can fulfil their obligation to prevent homelessness. This includes the duties under the HRA, but is actually much wider. This report is the first assessment […]

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Government to make it easier for councils to deliver new housing projects

Housing Minister Kit Malthouse MP has announced new measures to ensure that communities know exactly how much developers are paying for infrastructure in their area.  Local Councils will be required to report information about the deals done with developers and set out how the money will be spent, this will enable residents to see every […]

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KHG Key Amnesty – June 2019

KHG has 14 partners from across the membership participating in a key amnesty throughout the month of June 2019.  This key amnesty is being led by the Kent Tenancy Fraud Forum and requires support from all members of KHG to spread the word and support the aims of the amnesty.   There has already been information […]

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KHG Excellence Awards 2019 – submissions from 3rd June 2019

Back for the 10th year are the Kent Housing Group Excellence Awards! This year there are 11 categories to which nominations can be made, a great opportunity to recognise, celebrate and share the excellence from across Kent and Medway.  Submissions to any category can be made from Monday 3rd June, the submission deadline is 12 […]

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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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