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TAROE Trust response to RSH Consumer Standards consultation

TAROE Trust has prepared and issued its response to the Regulator of Social Housing’s (RSH) consultation on the new proposed consumer standards. Overall, TAROE Trust warmly welcomes a broad range of the new measures proposed in the standards. However, we believe there are some further improvements that can be made, …

TAROE Trust issues consultation response on Tenant Involvement and Mutual Exchange Direction

The Department for Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) is currently consulting on its Revised directions to the Regulator of Social Housing: Tenant Involvement and Mutual Exchange. Today we have issued our response, in which we have called for further strengthening and greater prescription. You can access our response here. Further …

Government consultation on temporary rent cap – Feedback

The Government has published a consultation on a draft Direction to the Regulator of Social Housing about social housing rents in England. The consultation seeks views on a temporary change to social housing rent policy that would take effect from 1 April 2023.  Current rent policy permits social housing rents …

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (LUHC) Select Committee has published report on inquiry into regulation of social housing

The LUHC Select Committee has today (20 July) published its first report on its current inquiry into the regulation of social housing. The inquiry commenced in November 2021, and has received both written and oral submissions from TAROE Trust. The report is warmly welcomed by TAROE Trust, which contains a …

Government announces measures to drive up quality in the sector including a new Social Housing Quality Resident Panel

The Government has launched a range of measures today that are designed to drive up standards in the regulated housing sector. Resident Panel Perhaps most notable is the announcement of a new national Resident Panel which will bring approximately 250 residents from across the country together to discuss and influence …

DLUHC Select Committee Inquiry into Social Housing Regulation

In November 2021, the DLUHC’s Housing Select Committee launched an Inquiry into the Regulation of Social Housing. This Inquiry is being undertaken in light of the Social Housing White Paper released in November 2020 and includes the role of both the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) and the Housing Ombudsman …

Regulator issues ‘Reshaping consumer regulation’ report

The Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has published a report setting out how it intends to implement the regulatory measures outlined in the Social Housing White Paper issued twelve months ago. This document is intended to set out the framework for its planned engagement with stakeholders and the development and …

TAROE Trust initial response to long awaited White Paper

TAROE Trust initial response to release of Social Housing White Paper The Government has published its long-awaited Social Housing White Paper today. Entitled The Charter for Social Housing Residents, this is the policy document that effectively sets out proposals for future legislation and reform of the regulated housing sector, and …