Glossary

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National Housing and Planning Advice Unit search for term
The National Housing and Planning Advice Unit Glossary: The National Housing and Planning Advice Unit (NHPAU) was set up to help make market housing more affordable and to address the trend in the rise in the number of people prevented from getting onto the property ladder
(NHPAU) was set up to help make market housing more affordable and to address the trend in the rise in the number of people prevented from getting onto the property ladder
National indicatorsearch for term
There are a set of 198 national indicators against which the performance of local authorities are assessed as part the new process of Comprehensive Area Assessment for local government
Neighbourhood chartersearch for term
A neighbourhood (or local) charter is a voluntary partnership agreement between a community, the local authority and other service providers
Neighbourhood fundssearch for term
a budget devolved to neighbourhood to spend on projects to improve the locality. This may be, but is not necessarily allocated through participatory budgetingGlossary: when residents are directly involved in making decisions about how sections of local budgets are allocated and invested techniques.
Neighbourhood managementsearch for term
is a process of coordinating public service delivery at a local level
New Town Bluessearch for term
Is a term created by the press to describe some of the symptoms experienced by residents of the New Towns created in the UK after the Second World War
Not-for-profitsearch for term
refers to organisations or initiatives which invest their profits back into their charitable activities