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Forbes Solicitors

& Regeneration eNews
December 2015

Welcome to Forbes' Housing and Regeneration eNewsletter

Our aim is to keep you updated on housing sector news and legal developments. We'll also throw in some updates on Forbes and keep you abreast of our latest seminars, conferences and un-missable practical Guides on a range of housing and regeneration issues.

The Forbes Housing and Regeneration team

Starter Homes vs Affordable Homes

One topic which has been turning heads since the Conservative Party Conference in October 2015 is the government's Housing and Planning Bill which plans to scrap the planning rules requiring affordable homes read the full article, please click here

Pay to Stay Consultation: Fairer Rent in the Social Housing Sector?

The Department for Communities and Local Government has launched a consultation on the topic of Pay to Stay: Fairer Rents in the Social Housing Sector. read the full article, please click here

Are you LinkedIn or Out?

As social media is such a key part of our day, our Housing & Regeneration Group has developed a number of new initiatives to extend our value added service to our RP clients read the full article, please click here

Greater Manchester Memorandum of Understanding

In April 2016 we could see Greater Manchester introduce a 'memorandum of understanding' which will attempt to set joint targets across the region on areas such housing supply, crime, health and employment read the full article, please click here

Forbes Go-es Karting

Forbes' Housing and Regeneration team took to the track last week and invited a number of their clients, to take part in their annual go-karting tournament read the full article, please click here

Riverside obtain injunction with positive requirements for lifetime of tenancy

Riverside had been receiving complaints of anti-social behaviour in relation to the Defendant since 2011. read the full article, please click here

Pay to Stay Discussion: Key Issues

Forbes Solicitors held a discussion on “Pay to Stay” with Registered Providers (RPs) of social housing in response to the Government’s consultation on a compulsory policy read the full article, please click here

Dealing with Charity Land

The Charity Commission (Commission) has recently issued a case report in relation to Former Lacewood School, which required the Commission’s involvement to give its consent to allow for the sale of the land and provide new objects (known as making a scheme). read the full article, please click here

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