Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Delay To Supported Housing Green Paper A ‘Blow’

The Supported Housing Green Paper looks set to be delayed again as the government focuses on the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire. The government was due to publish the paper in the spring, but it is likely this will be delayed, with some sources pointing toward being after summer recess. Angela Lockwood, vice chair at PlaceShapers, said the “clock is ticking” to find a solution to the funding problem. She said: “We fully understand and support the government’s priority on Grenfell which was unprecedented and devastating. However the repeated delays to the Green Paper is a blow to those housing associations providing supported housing.” Read more on 24housing.

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