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Strategy and Regulation

At Altair, we pride ourselves on delivering strategy and regulation consultancy services that are tailored to meet the diverse needs of local authorities, housing associations, and other stakeholders within the industry.

Strategy and Regulation

Our Strategy and Regulation services are designed to address the evolving challenges faced by our clients. We are committed to empowering our clients with the expertise and guidance needed to thrive in an ever-changing housing environment.

Leveraging our practical insights and sector-specific understanding, we collaborate with clients to enhance their understanding of regulatory landscapes, manage risks effectively, retain control of their operations, and accomplish their strategic objectives.

Our services include:

New entrants

For those venturing into the housing sector, Altair can guide you through the complexities of market entry. Our experts offer invaluable insights to new entrants, facilitating a smooth transition and fostering a foundation for sustainable growth.

If you are an organisation interested in pursuing registration with the Regulator of Social Housing as a registered provider, our specialist team can offer ample support.

Our service offer includes:

  • Advice on key requirements including relevant governance and policy development
  • Board development, training and skills assessment
  • Financial modelling, stress testing and business
  • Treasury strategy and funding
  • Application and regulatory engagement support throughout the process

For-profit providers

Altair understands the unique challenges faced by registered providers. Our services encompass a spectrum of support, from ensuring regulatory compliance to enhancing organisational efficiency and resilience. We collaborate with for-profit providers to harmonize financial success with a commitment to community welfare, ensuring a balance that benefits all stakeholders.

We are highly experienced in aiding and guiding ‘for profit’ registered providers to navigate the regulatory framework, housing sector challenges, and business development opportunities.

Our services include:

  • Regulatory engagement
  • Sector updates
  • Development of control, risk management and assurance frameworks
  • Financial and stress test modelling
  • Governance support, including advice on investor/shareholder relationships
  • Strategy and business development opportunities, including joint venture arrangements and mergers and acquisitions
  • Treasury and corporate finance support

Regulatory support

Our team have a breadth of skills, knowledge and experience that map across the regulatory standards. Our approach to regulatory support is to help organisations meet the Regulator’s requirements by providing independent challenge and insight.

Our services include:

  • Specialist reviews and investigations
  • Support with regulatory engagement
  • IDA preparation and post IDA support
  • Risk management – review and support
  • Compliance reviews
  • Regulatory returns – validation and review
  • Rent reviews and guidance
  • Value for Money health check

Strategy development, policy and research

We work with clients to craft robust strategies that align with their goals, whether it be optimising operational efficiency, expanding services, or responding to market dynamics.

In an environment shaped by policy shifts and emerging trends, Altair keeps clients well-informed through policy analysis and research. We provide the insights needed to anticipate changes and make informed decisions.

Altair’s strategy development and research offering combines top-level housing sector expertise with practical analysis and financial modelling to help you stay ahead, ensuring you have the assurance you need to develop and implement effective, data-driven strategies and policies.

We publish evidence-based research findings and provide sector insights, thought leadership, and innovation. Our policy and insight work has led to changes to legislation, policy, and corporate strategies.

Consumer regulation

Navigating consumer regulations is a crucial aspect of any housing service. Altair helps clients uphold the highest standards, fostering trust and satisfaction among residents while maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements.

 

Ensuring that consumer regulations are met has always been core to the provision of housing services. The current changes to legislation mean that this is now a critical consideration.

Our services include:

  • Compliance reviews and design of compliant processes
  • Review of structures focussed on tenant feedback into governance processes
  • Assurance over consultation processes
  • Review and design of complaints and feedback handling processes

New entrants

For-profit providers

Regulatory support

Strategy development, policy and research

Consumer regulation

Our services include:
New entrants

For those venturing into the housing sector, Altair can guide you through the complexities of market entry. Our experts offer invaluable insights to new entrants, facilitating a smooth transition and fostering a foundation for sustainable growth.

If you are an organisation interested in pursuing registration with the Regulator of Social Housing as a registered provider, our specialist team can offer ample support.

Our service offer includes:

  • Advice on key requirements including relevant governance and policy development
  • Board development, training and skills assessment
  • Financial modelling, stress testing and business
  • Treasury strategy and funding
  • Application and regulatory engagement support throughout the process
For-profit providers

Altair understands the unique challenges faced by registered providers. Our services encompass a spectrum of support, from ensuring regulatory compliance to enhancing organisational efficiency and resilience. We collaborate with for-profit providers to harmonize financial success with a commitment to community welfare, ensuring a balance that benefits all stakeholders.

We are highly experienced in aiding and guiding ‘for profit’ registered providers to navigate the regulatory framework, housing sector challenges, and business development opportunities.

Our services include:

  • Regulatory engagement
  • Sector updates
  • Development of control, risk management and assurance frameworks
  • Financial and stress test modelling
  • Governance support, including advice on investor/shareholder relationships
  • Strategy and business development opportunities, including joint venture arrangements and mergers and acquisitions
  • Treasury and corporate finance support
Regulatory support

Our team have a breadth of skills, knowledge and experience that map across the regulatory standards. Our approach to regulatory support is to help organisations meet the Regulator’s requirements by providing independent challenge and insight.

Our services include:

  • Specialist reviews and investigations
  • Support with regulatory engagement
  • IDA preparation and post IDA support
  • Risk management – review and support
  • Compliance reviews
  • Regulatory returns – validation and review
  • Rent reviews and guidance
  • Value for Money health check
Strategy development, policy and research

We work with clients to craft robust strategies that align with their goals, whether it be optimising operational efficiency, expanding services, or responding to market dynamics.

In an environment shaped by policy shifts and emerging trends, Altair keeps clients well-informed through policy analysis and research. We provide the insights needed to anticipate changes and make informed decisions.

Altair’s strategy development and research offering combines top-level housing sector expertise with practical analysis and financial modelling to help you stay ahead, ensuring you have the assurance you need to develop and implement effective, data-driven strategies and policies.

We publish evidence-based research findings and provide sector insights, thought leadership, and innovation. Our policy and insight work has led to changes to legislation, policy, and corporate strategies.

Consumer regulation

Navigating consumer regulations is a crucial aspect of any housing service. Altair helps clients uphold the highest standards, fostering trust and satisfaction among residents while maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements.

 

Ensuring that consumer regulations are met has always been core to the provision of housing services. The current changes to legislation mean that this is now a critical consideration.

Our services include:

  • Compliance reviews and design of compliant processes
  • Review of structures focussed on tenant feedback into governance processes
  • Assurance over consultation processes
  • Review and design of complaints and feedback handling processes

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