What is the regulatory framework?

This document explains the elements that make up the Regulator of Social Housing's regulatory framework.


What is the regulatory framework?

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The regulatory framework for social housing in England from the 1 April 2015 is made up of:

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Codes of practice
  • Regulatory guidance
Published 1 April 2015