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Questions you should be asking – affordability

18th March 2021

5.30pm – 7.30pm

Cost: Member £100.00 / Non-member £200.00

Trainer: Graeme Aitken

Who is it for and what is it about?

The Scottish Housing Regulator has on several occasions highlighted the need for housings associations and co-operatives to ensure that their rents are affordable. Many organisations will use tools and calculators to analyse the figures and help them arrive at a conclusion. This session will look beyond this at the other ways committee/board should be scrutinising affordability decisions to do the best by their tenants.

Course Outline

  • What is affordability?
  • How do you know your rents are affordable for your tenants?
  • What to expect from affordability reports
  • Using affordability tools
  • Affordability beyond rent setting – looking at business efficiency

Learning Outcomes

After the completion of this course, delegates will:

  • Have a better understanding of affordability in a wider context
  • Be able to analyse and scrutinise reports presented to them on affordability
  • Be able to provide stronger scrutiny and better governance generally

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