Be on the front foot for housing rules

By Kelsey Walker | 05 April 2022

Local authorities have had an arm’s-length relationship with the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH), but all that is now set to change.

The Social Housing Regulation (SHR) Bill that significantly ratchets up the focus on consumer regulation for all local authority landlords, and other social landlords, was published last week and is expected to make its way into law this summer. Proactive consumer regulation will soon be with us, so what can local authorities do to get on the front foot?


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