Martin Walker

  • Housing Revenue Accounts – what questions should you be asking?

    20 February 2024

    Martin Walker of Local Partnerships says the answer to the question which councils should be asking themselves – ‘should we be reopening an HRA’ – will depend on local context and circumstances, rather than a preconceived policy position.

  • Help is at hand to tackle the housing challenge

    04 December 2023

    Local Partnerships with financial support from the LGA has developed a tool in conjunction with Manchester City Council to help councils assess the scale of their homelessness challenge, says Martin Walker

  • Housing delivery vehicles – to be or not to be?

    27 September 2023

    It is critical local councils actively manage the risks posed by housing delivery vehicles by ensuring regular, strategic reviews of the progress, whether they be fully council owned or in partnership with the private sector, says Martin Walker.