Closed consultation

Consultation on the new reasonable preference category for Right to Move

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Original consultation

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


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.