Regulator responses to Social Housing report published
24 October 2022
The Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee publishes the Regulator of Social Housing’s response and the Housing Ombudsman’s response to the Committee’s report on the Regulation of Social Housing (which was originally published on 28 July 2022).
The (separate) Government’s response to the LUHC Committee report will be published by the Department for Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities at a later date.
Background – LUHC Regulation of Social Housing report, 20 July 2022
The LUHC Committee report (also see news item) said that the condition of some social housing in England has deteriorated so badly as to be unfit for human habitation, and social housing providers must significantly improve their complaint handling process.
The Committee’s Regulation of Social Housing report addressed a series of issues relating to the supply, quality and regulation of social housing in England. Social housing is housing rented at below-market rates by housing associations, local authorities and private providers.