FirstStop Evaluation FirstStop Warwickshire value for money case study December 2011

This report from the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research analyses the value for money (VFM) of the FirstStop Warwickshire service. It is part of an ongoing project. VFM is always based on a combination of research evidence and assumptions based on that evidence. Readers should refer to the Source Document (to be published […]

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FirstStop Evaluation Phase 2 Source Document June 2011

A comprehensive report on the development and operation of the FirstStop Advice service. Includes aims and objectives, methodology, findings and analysis and covering both national and local FirstStop services, and a value for money analysis. (All extracts of the evaluation must always refer back to the source document)

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Sheltered Housing Workbook

HQN sheltered housing workbook asks the sort of questions that the Housing Inspectorate is likely to raise during a Best Value (BV) inspection, and has been updated to include the Supporting People programme which will be incorporated into BV reviews. The workbook is aimed at helping local authorities and housing associations (RSLs) undertake an honest […]

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Best Value in housing

Describes what best value is about, and what local authorities are required to do

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Best Value in Housing a guide for tenants and residents

Information for Council tenants and leaseholders about Best Value

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Checklist for Sheltered Retirement Housing Providers

Checklist, or tool, for sheltered housing providers to assess how well they work with health & social care services to meet the needs of residents. Useful for Best Value and Supporting People Reviews. A series of questions with tick boxes for answers.

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