Consultation outcome

Providing social housing for local people

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

This consultation has concluded

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Summary of responses

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Equality statement

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Detail of outcome

In October 2013, the government consulted on proposals to issue new statutory guidance for local authorities to assist them to use the flexibilities in the Localism Act 2011 to meet the needs of local residents and local communities; and to encourage them to be open and transparent about who is applying for and being allocated social housing in their local area.

These documents set out the responses received to consultation and provide an equality analysis of the final guidance.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to

Summary

Consultation on new statutory guidance on social housing allocations, residency and local association.

Documents

Providing social housing for local people: strengthening statutory guidance on social housing allocations

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Consultation description

This document consults on proposals to issue new statutory guidance on social housing allocations for local authorities in England, to assist them to use the allocation flexibilities in the Localism Act 2011 to meet the needs of local residents and local communities; and to encourage them to be open and transparent about who is applying for and being allocated social housing in their local area.