Jenkins Duval is a specialist housing consultancydedicated to working with local authorities and housingassociations to improve housing needs services includinghomelessness, housing advice, housing options,allocations and temporary accommodation.
Housing Quality Network is a membership organisation that provides fast practical guidance on everything to do with housing. They also provide training on a wide range of areas including Leasehold Management.
HouseMark is a membership organisation and helps the social housing sector to improve performance and achieve value for money. Through their benchmarking service they are the leading provider of cost and performance data for social housing.
ValueAdding.com are cost reduction experts utilising activity based coating and business process redesign tools they can analyse your business to help you to improve performance
RICS is the pre-eminent organisation for professionals working in the land, property and construction sectors in the UK and around the world. They offer a range of useful guides on a range of issues.
Ian Thompson is a fellow of the RICS and his membership details can be viewed here
The Residential Property Tribunal is the umbrella organisation for the five regional offices called Rent Assessment Panels, which provide an independent service in England for settling disputes involving private rented and leasehold property. Visit their site for guidance documents on how to use the service.
ARMA – The Association of Residential Managing Agents
ARMA is a trade association for companies that manage private residential leasehold blocks of flats in England and Wales. ARMA produces some very useful guidance materials for leaseholders, Residents Management Companies and investor freeholders which can be found here
Ian Thompson regularly presents ARMA training courses on leasehold management issues. An update list of courses can be found here
The Expert Witness Institute (EWI) was launched in November 1996 to service and support experts. It acts as a voice for the expert witness community, supporting experts from all professional disciplines and lawyers who use the services of experts. It offers a directory of registered expert witnesses.
The Leasehold Advisory Service
The Leasehold Advisory Service is a Non Departmental Public Body (NDPB) funded by Government to provide free advice on the law affecting residential leasehold property in England and Wales. This is a very informative site. They offer guides to download, training, web seminars and an annual conference with key note speakers drawn from the residential management industry.
The Residential Management Group is one of the UK’s leading property management specialists, offering bespoke local services to a wide range of private and public sector clients.