NFTMO
Toolbox - Providing an effective housing service

Essential resources to view

Local Authority, ALMO and TMO Relationships

Local Authority, ALMO and TMO relationships A Good Practice Guide is endorsed by Communities and Local Government and forms part of a package of guidance published in 2008 to underpin new arrangements for tenant empowerment. The guidance is voluntary but ALMOs, TMOs and local authorities are strongly urged to base their relationship on the principles promoted in the document.

This is the full guidance. An Executive Summary is available.

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Calculating Allowances for TMOs

Published by the NFTMO and written by Liz Michael, the guidance is intended to help TMOs and landlords agree the level of allowances through a process that both parties can see is logical, fair and transparent. That can help to create a stronger partnership and a more secure starting point from which the TMO can build future spending plans.

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A Business Planning Guide for TMOs

This guide has been developed to help TMOs draw up their own business plan. A number of exercises have been devised to help TMOs complete the analysis which is required to complete a business plan. As each of the key exercises is completed, your TMO business plan will take a step closer to completion. Updated 2013

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Guidance on Start Up Costs for TMOs 2005

This document sets out guidance on starting-up and provision for office accommodation, computer systems and other office facilities for newly-formed Tenant Management Organisations (TMOs).

PLEASE NOTE THIS GUIDANCE HAS NOW BEEN UPDATED AND INCORPORATED IN GUIDANCE ON CALCULATING ALLOWANCES 2013 (AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE).

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TMOs and Allocations - A Review

A review of the important but complex issue of TMO involvement in the allocations of homes in their management.Written to enable tenants and landlords to discuss aspirations and options with better information about the relevant law and current practice around the country.

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Further resources to view

Guidance on Secondment of Staff to a TMO

The guidance sets out good practice and a step by step approach to looking at
secondment as an option, developing the secondment arrangements and then
managing those arrangements.

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TMO Legal Helpline

A legal helpline product developed by Anthony Collins Solicitors with input from the NFTMO to ensure it meets the needs of our members

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