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Consultation on the new reasonable preference category for Right to Move

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This consultation is on the Right to Move reasonable preference category.

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Consultation description

The Autumn Statement 2013 announced the government’s intention to introduce a Right to Move for social tenants who need to move to take up a job or live closer to employment or training.

On 9 March 2015, the government set out the way forward to deliver Right to Move and indicated that it was minded to regulate to create a new reasonable preference category to give effect to the Right to Move when time allows.

This document seeks views on how the new reasonable preference category would work.


Right to Move: Technical consultation on a new reasonable preference category

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Published 27 March 2015