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This document summarises responses to the consultation paper, ‘Local decisions: a fairer future for social housing’, and indicates the government’s intentions on next steps in the reform of social housing.
This document sets out the government’s plans for radical reform to the social housing system. It includes changes on:
- management of waiting lists
- homelessness duty
It also covers the introduction of a new ‘affordable rent’ tenancy and changes to the system of council housing finance. It includes measures to improve mobility, tackle overcrowding and under-occupation. The reforms will ensure that social landlords can make better use of social housing and target support where it is needed most.