Don't take socially rented homes out of use

By Claire Kober OBE | 28 June 2022
  • Claire Kober OBE

How to stop speculation about the Prime Minister’s leadership? If the last month is anything to go by, the Government believes the answer is an avalanche of housing announcements.

June has been a busy month for those of us with an interest in sector policy. After months of speculation, the Social Housing Regulation Bill has been published with a headline-grabbing promise that underperforming social landlords could face ‘Ofsted-style’ inspections. On a similarly tough note, persistently underperforming councils and housing associations are set to be hit with the prospect of unlimited fines.

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