Government Publishes New Guidance on Right to Manage
The Government has published new guidance for groups of Council tenants who choose to exercise their Right to Manage their own homes.
TMOs are brilliant examples of tenant control - managing services~ shaping neighbourhoods~ and building sustainable communities. But did you know that Government support is available to help TMOs do even more in their neighbourhood?
A few weeks before being moved to a new job Communities Minister, Don Foster MP, dropped into an NFTMO workshop on Community Cashback and took the opportunity to call for landlords to support tenants who want to run their own services.
Tributes are being paid to Ursula Barrington~ Chief Executive of WATMOS Community Homes~ who has died after a long illness. Ursula was the devoted mother of two children. She had been a co-opted member of the NFTMO Executive Committee for nearly 10 years.
The Government has this week published the long awaited Right to Transfer Regulations. When approved by parliament they will allow tenants organisations to propose community led stock transfers of their council housing estates~ opening up the possibility of more community ownership in England.
Residents of an estate in the London Borough of Camden are the first in the country to take control of services under the Government’s new Community Cashback scheme. Community Cashback rewards tenants who group together to manage small-scale local services and budgets in order to deliver better services~ also enabling them to invest any savings back into the community.
Localism Minister The Rt Hon Don Foster MP has praised Leathermarket JMB for its ‘country-leading’ work as he met with residents, staff and local dignitaries.
Images from 2013 Annual Conference of the NFTMO
As we receive them we will upload conference workshop presentations here.
300 delegates enjoyed fine weather and great company at the 2013 Annual Conference last weekend. New features included the first ever national Awards for Achievement in the TMO Sector, workshops for young people and a live band on Saturday evening.
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