Housing – guidance

Design and quality standards

The design and quality standards that must be met by affordable housing providers who get funding from the Homes and Community Agency.


Design and Quality Standards (April 2007)

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Affordable housing providers receiving funding through the Affordable Homes Programme 2011 to 2015 or National Affordable Housing Programme 2008 to 2011 need to meet the design and quality standards inherited from the Housing Corporation.

The design and quality standards gives housing providers information on:

  • core standards
  • applicability
  • compliance