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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 …

Fire Safety and Evacuation Arrangements in high-rise buildings

TAROE Trust Position Statement  TAROE Trust is aware that the issue relating to fire safety and evacuation arrangements remains an area of significant concern to tenants.  A Government review into requirements for establishing Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs) has been paused, and particular concerns exist over information collection requirements around …

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 …

TAROE Trust warmly welcomes Housing Ombudsman spotlight report on damp and mould

The Housing Ombudsman has released a new Spotlight report advocating a zero-tolerance approach on damp and mould. Our own experience confirms that this seems to be an issue of growing concern amongst tenants and this hard hitting report is both timely and welcomed. ‘Spotlight on damp and mould – It’s …