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Regulation of social housing providers

This content applies to England

Information on the regulation of social housing providers in England.

Housing regulator

Information on the regulator of social housing providers in England, currently a statutory committee of the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). 

Housing register

Information about the register of social housing providers in England and the criteria for providers seeking registration and deregistration. 

Tenancy strategies

Information about local authorities' tenancy strategies and social housing providers' tenancy policies. 

Regulatory standards

Standards that registered social housing providers in England must meet. 

Complaints

The regulator's approach to complaints against registered providers of social housing in England. 

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