Councils must lead the way in raising standards across social housing

By Joanne Drew and Jamie Carswell | 29 June 2021

The Social Housing White Paper is an important moment for social landlords. Initiated following the disaster at Grenfell Tower, both government and the social housing sector must work together to ensure the paper represents a watershed moment that places trust, empathy and responsiveness at the heart of the relationship between tenants and landlords.

For local authorities the white paper demands a corporate-level response to ensure we successfully deliver the new duties.

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