Response - Inquiry into the Role and Effectiveness of the Housing Corporation

By: Jim Bennett  Published: February 2004


Shelter regards it is as essential that the Housing Corporation exercises more effective regulation of housing associations as regards:
  • lettings policy, particularly in relation to applicants nominated by local authorities as being in priority housing need
  • management of tenancies and the need to pursue all other avenues before seeking possession
  • balancing business case decisions on management issues with the needs and circumstances of individual residents and potential residents.

The memorandum also comments upon the investment priorities of the Housing Corporation.


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