Why would a housing association want to support CCLH?
Housing associations have skills relating to developing homes, building the partnerships needed to make a scheme happen, ensuring schemes achieve planning permission and assembling finance for housing schemes.
There may be various reasons why a housing association might want to support CCLH schemes:
- CCLH schemes can help to deliver a housing association’s objectives and strategic priorities.
- CCLH can generate a good local reputation for a housing association, particularly in the local areas involved.
- CCLH can and should be about strong local community identity leading to high quality housing management. CCLH rented schemes should have low arrears and voids, repairs identified and managed early, and any ASB issues nipped in the bud.
- National CCLH funding may be available and there may be particular Government support for CCLH.