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Renting from PRPSHs and housing associations

This content applies to England

Housing options available from private registered providers of social housing (PRPSH), types of housing and tenancies, and complaints procedure.

PRPSH tenancy types

Private registered providers of social housing (PRPSH) mainly grant secure or assured/assured shorthold tenancies depending on the date the tenancy commenced. 

Allocation of PRPSH properties

Private registered providers of social housing (PRPSH) usually allocate the majority of properties to tenants nominated by local authorities. 

Rent arrears and antisocial behaviour

Guidance where a private registered provider of social housing (PRPSH) seeks possession, and their policies for rent arrears and antisocial behaviour. 

Special-needs housing

Special-needs housing by private registered providers of social housing (PRPSH) and specific types of tenancy or licence. 

Tenant complaints to HOS

Information about complaining to the Housing Ombudsman Service about a registered provider of social housing in England. 

PRPSHs and judicial review

Judicial review can be used to challenge private registered provider of social housing (PRPSH) decisions of public nature. 

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