News & Insights

Read the latest housing sector news, blogs, and commentary from ARK.

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Will Supported Housing Take Centre Stage in the General Election?

By Nick Sedgwick · 23 May 2024

The Supported Housing (Regulatory Oversight) Act came into force in August last year. However, we have been waiting for the …

SHDF Wave 3. Luke Beard's view.

Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) Wave 3

By Luke Beard · 23 May 2024

Here are my big takeaways from the draft guidance: 1. Delivery Timescales – since the start of the SHDF rounds, …

ARK Directors Paul O'Callaghan and Nick Sedgwick on the Tenancy Standard

The RSH Tenancy Standard

By Paul O’Callaghan · 23 May 2024

We’re excited to share a series of insightful conversations on the new Regulator of Social Housing Consumer Standards, which came …

ARK Colleagues discuss the new Transparency, Influence and Accountability Standard

Transparency, Influence and Accountability Standard

By Paul O’Callaghan · 16 May 2024

We’re excited to share a series of insightful conversations on the new Regulator of Social Housing Consumer Standards, which came …

Safety & Quality Standard- The new RSH Consumer Standards

By Paul O’Callaghan · 14 May 2024

We’re excited to share a series of insightful conversations on the new Regulator of Social Housing Consumer Standards, which came …

Women’s Housing Movement

By Victoria Tomlinson · 8 May 2024

The number of women experiencing homelessness is growing. Shelter reported that in the last 10 years alone it has increased …

Kirsty Wells to join the team as Assistant Director

By Helen Scurr · 30 April 2024

We are excited to announce a senior figure in the social housing sector will be joining our consultancy team. Kirsty …

Building Safety

By Luke Beard · 19 March 2024

The deadline for registering an existing higher risk building (HRB) with the regulator and submitting the required key building information …

Are you ready for the Supported Housing (Regulatory Oversight) Act 2023?

By Nick Sedgwick · 12 March 2024

If you are a supported housing provider, you need to be aware of the new regulations that are about to …

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