Unlawful subletting is now a criminal offence under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act 2013 which carries a maximum prison sentence of 2 years and an unlimited fine. But do you know how to investigate someone who you think may have sublet one of your homes?
HCA standards that your co-op needs to comply with
Housing Co-ops exempt from rent reductions
Guidance on long term finance planning for your co-op
Find out what happened at the client co-op training day this year
Find out more about our new Board members here at CDS
We really love hosting the annual client conference and this year’s was really fun! In response to your feedback we made it a free one day event packed with learning, laughing and sharing.
The new Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 came into force on 1 August 2014. The 2014 Act replaces the wording “industrial and provident society” and means that your co-op is now called a ‘co-operative society’.
Robyn Conway from St George's Church Housing Co-operative tells us about how they got funding from the Council to build their new bike shelter.
If CDS maintains your properties, make sure your tenants are aware of our emergency repairs service
Has your co-op met the Decent Homes Standard yet?