Here are some of the clients the partners have provided services to over the last 10 years, and the tasks or roles we have carried out ...
Preparation of a Business Plan and making a successful application to the Tenant Services Authority for registration as a not-for-profit Registered Provider.
Amicus Horizon Housing Group
Interim management of the marketing programme and the shared ownership housing stock. Preparation of a Business Plan for Shared Horizons, the group’s LCHO brand, and assistance with the implementation of this. Preparation of a report on management charges to leaseholders.
Brighton & Hove Council
Work to maximise income from direct access hostels in the city centre, with the aim of increasing provision for this client group and other vulnerable groups in the city, which suffers disproportionately from high levels of alcoholism and misuse of drugs.
Central Law Training
Webinars on affordable housing and in-house training for an international firm of solicitors.
Circle Anglia Housing Group
Interim management of the marketing management programme and leasehold management, together with management of the group’s commercial properties.
Review of the marketing operations of the three associations within the Connected Partnership (Origin, Shepherds Bush, and Octavia).
Genesis Housing Group
Project management of a large development programme of about £100 million in 7 New Towns, of which about two-thirds was for shared ownership and one-third for social rent.
Marketing feasibility and making recommendations for Housing 21’s first site to be developed as a shared ownership scheme for the elderly.
Islington & Shoreditch Housing Association (North River Alliance)
Identification of over 100 sites in north London, mainly in Hackney and Waltham Forest. North River Alliance is a grouping of 11 HAs for which ISHA act as the lead association.
John Sisk & Co.
Advice and assistance on accessing the housing association construction market, and bid support for a major regeneration project in North Kensington.
London Borough of Hounslow
Advising individual leaseholders on relocation options.
London & Quadrant Housing Trust
Training work on shared ownership policy for a group of policy staff.
London Residential Research
Report making proposals for a scheme for key workers for the Corporation of London.
Network Housing Group
Interim management of the leasehold management stock and of the marketing programme for a period of several years.
One Housing Group (Community Housing Association)
Marketing feasibilities for several sites and advising on financial modelling for development staff negotiating LCHO schemes.
Riversmead Housing Association
Review of the service charge structure and organisation of a stock transfer association with a view to increasing revenue and effectively reducing subsidy from tenants to leaseholders.
Sentinel Housing Group
Training sessions and coaching for development staff involved in developing LCHO housing.
Shaftesbury Housing Group
Establishing sales programmes on various sites in London and the Home Counties.
Shepherds Bush Housing Group
Producing a set of policies and procedures for the sales and marketing function for the group, together with carrying out marketing feasibilities for a number of sites, reporting on the site characteristics (physical and socio-economic) and making recommendations for marketing.
Stonebridge Housing Action Trust
Production of a report for diversifying tenure on the Stonebridge Estate in Harlesden.
Southern Housing Group
Financial analysis work to identify the potential for increasing income into the group from converting voids to market rented units, particularly focusing on identifying the most ‘profitable’ geographic areas and property types.
Negotiating the successful sale of a small scheme of 9 houses to Notting Hill Housing Trust.
Wandle Housing Association
Intensive intervention in the marketing of new shared ownership properties, including writing a procedural manual, dealing with a backlog of sales, recruiting temporary staff, and successfully negotiating an external audit. Continuing work assessing the marketability of all new schemes involving homes for sale.
Westlea Housing Association
‘Health check’ of the intermediate housing functions within a stock transfer association.