You are asked to look at the four housing associations reviewed in
Chapter 8 – Housing Association Case Study of ERM in a Changing
Marketplace (Pages 119-142).
1.1 Choose one association, in Chapter 8, that most closely resembles a similar local area in Tampa Bay to compare and contrast. Provide Support
1.2 Select a secondary UK housing association, within Chapter 8 include in the comparison.
association data in chapter 8 was drawn, in 2013, from current real
cases. It may help to investigate the “actual” cases and their contexts
for further insight and ideas for this case.
can find current comparison and contrast data for these associations
using an internet search engine (Google, Microsoft Edge, Bing, etc…)
- For each of the two housing associations selected in question 1, please answer the following three main questions:
do you assess as the biggest risks facing the association and what is
your assessment of these risks? Note that “for profit” activities such
as building houses for sale can also contribute to an association’s
goals (e.g., to provide affordable housing).
the list of products in the “Background” section (page 119-120), how do
you rate their potential risks and returns for the association? The
rating should consider how they stack up against the association’s
charitable aims, viability constraints, and association’s operating
the light of the association’s financial position and its charitable
aims, how high should be the risk appetite of the association? Is one of
the generic strategies listed in the “Sector Issues” section (pages
120-122) appropriate for the association, and if not, then what is the
- Apply critical thinking and the learning from the major objectives of this week’s material.
writing and all APA formats are required. (In 500-800 words, not
including title page, in-text citations and reference page. You are not
penalized for going over the word count unless the information is not
relevant or superfluous. Please use an introduction, conclusion and
headings) (See: Purdue OWL APA writing guidelines)
MUST include a minimum of one quality SPC online library source to
support your ideas as well as your textbook. Also, be sure to cite your textbook within your work and in the reference page.
- Submit a MS Word document (*.docx).
PDF of Textbook attached.