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DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts for Northern Ireland District Councils.

Published 11 January 2022Circulars

Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of the Local Government Staff Commission.

Published 11 January 2022Circulars

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers’ Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC).

Published 11 January 2022Circulars

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of arc21.

Published 11 January 2022Circulars

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of accounts of the North West Regional Waste Management Group (NWRWMG).

Published 11 January 2022Circulars

The PVL is the cap on the value of the property that can be purchased through the Co-Ownership scheme. The Department for Communities (DfC) is responsible for reviewing the PVL on an annual basis.

Published 07 January 2022Policy papers

To allow for the lawful transfer of the administration of Housing Benefit (Rates) and Low Income Rate Relief for Owner Occupiers from Land and Property Services (LPS) to the NIHE from 31st May 2022 it is necessary for DfC to make Regulations.

Published 07 January 2022Legislation and regulations

Evidence collated by the Department for Communities indicates that an increase in affordable homes for rent is required within the Northern Ireland housing market.

Published 06 January 2022Policy papers

This report focuses on two main areas; the level of decision making accuracy in social security benefits and the level of financial accuracy.

Published 05 January 2022Corporate reports

A list of the days in 2022 for hoisting flags on government buildings in Northern Ireland

Published 04 January 2022Circulars

Local Government Circular LG 25/21 - Terms and conditions for the payment of civil contingencies grant 2021/22 (Q3 2021/22). Article 29 (1) of the Local Government (NI) Order 2005 confers powers on district councils in relation to emergencies.

Published 04 January 2022Circulars

DfC Local Government and Housing Regulation Division has now prepared a Direction for the appropriate form and content of Capitalisation for Northern Ireland District Councils.

Published 22 December 2021Circulars

This report gives detailed information on progress on the standard of decision making within the Child Maintenance Service.

Published 20 December 2021Corporate reports

The aim of the Covid Recovery Programme for Organisations is to reduce or remove operating deficits, which have arisen in the 2021/22 financial year because of the pandemic. Operating deficits, which are unrelated to COVID, will not be eligible.

Published 17 December 2021Guidance literature

When a person changes jobs they also leave their employer’s pension scheme.  An employee can ask to have their pension rights transferred to the new scheme.

Published 16 December 2021Legislation and regulations

Northern Ireland Child Maintenance Service Statistics: Data to September 2021 (experimental)

This quarterly publication provides an overview on the performance of the Child Maintenance Service in Northern Ireland. This publication contains information up to the quarter ending September 2021.

Published 15 December 2021Financial plans and reports

The Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 contained powers to amend how Housing Benefit is calculated based on a claimants need rather than the size of property they occupy.  Accordingly the Housing Benefit (Amendment No.

Published 14 December 2021Legislation and regulations

Northern Ireland Housing Statistics 2020-21

The Northern Ireland Housing Statistics report is an annual compendium of statistics containing information on a range of areas relating to housing.

Published 09 December 2021Statistical reports

The Scheme of Emergency Financial Assistance (SEFA) is designed to aid individual householders who have suffered severe inconvenience as a result of internal flooding to their properties.

Published 08 December 2021Circulars

The Communities Minister gave a Direction for officials to put a process in place for staff working within the Supporting People and Homelessness sectors to receive an offer of a one-off £500 recognition payment, similar to that being made to medical and health care staf

Published 08 December 2021Legislation and regulations

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