Thursday, 24 November 2016

94% Of Social Housing Providers Demand Improved Housing Policy

Independent research across 100 senior decision makers in social housing shows 94% believe the government needs to improve its housing policy – because present policy leaves them and the communities they serve at risk. Transformation specialist Civica releases the finding in a new report  ‘The Changing Landscape for Social Housing’ prepared in partnership with SOLACE and The CIH. Specifically, senior housing decision makers want policy to focus on a broader range of tenures beyond home ownership (65%) and to reduce or scrap the annual 1% rent cut entirely (49%). Priorities over the next 12 months are identified as the safeguarding of jobs (59%), cutting costs and driving efficiencies (57%), improving customer service and satisfaction (57%) and dealing with changing regulations and reforms (52%). Read more on 24housing.

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